Los Angeles River, Los Angeles, California. Taking place in a river encased in concrete, Mother Ditch holds a sense of entombment, and incorporates a variety of community groups, including Tongva Gabrielino Indians, Harley Davidson Club and gospel choir. Projections by BJ Krivanek.
Choreographer Heidi Duckler long ago cemented her bona fides as L.A.'s mistress of site-specific dance theater, using movement to guide audiences to a deeper understanding of this city's geographic infrastructure, from Laundromats and the underground Red Car lines to historic jails and the cement walls of the L.A. River.
— Ann Haskins, LA Weekly, Best Site-Specific Dance Company