Event Details Dance of the Cranes

Presented by Capital Fringe


Dance & Physical Theatre

On the evening of July 15, 2015 at 8:15pm, two high-rise construction cranes will come to life in a synchronized spectacle of motion. Dance of the Cranes will consist of a choreographed dance performed by two high-rise construction cranes towering over the streets of Washington, DC. At dusk, the cranes will slowly begin to pivot, rotate and sway in harmonized gestures, each crane performing the same delicate motion hundreds of feet above the viewers on the sidewalks and in Milian Park below. As the performance progresses, the accompanying ambient music will echo through the streets, creating the sensation that the entire city is the stage for this complex performance and immersing the audience within the spectacle. Repurposing these utilitarian machines as the star performers in a delicate dance, creates the opportunity to forever change the way the audience relates to the city around them.

Optimum viewing from Milian Park (499 Massachusetts Ave., NW)

This event is free and open to all.

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  • Choreographer/Artistic Director: Brandon Vickerd
  • Supported By: Gould Property, Oxford Property, Clark Construction and Miller and Long
  1. Running time: 60 minutes
  2. 👥 Recommended for all ages


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