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A man and a woman explore the tension and eroticism of learning amid the lonely geometry of a library’s books and chairs.  With an original score by the contemporary British composer Peter Mauder.

  • Eloy Barragan
  • Eloy Barragan
  • Hannah Weeks
    Key Cast
    "Dancer "
  • Anthony Pucci
    Key Cast
    "Dancer "
  • Peter Mauder
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    4 minutes 47 seconds
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Director Biography - Eloy Barragan

Eloy Barragan is UI Associate Professor of Ballet, Choreographer, Undergraduate Program Director, American Ballet Theatre Certified Teacher and Certified ScreenDance Film Maker from the University of Utah. Eloy received a choreographer fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Boisi Arts Council, he was awarded the Lifetime Career Fellowship by the Idaho Commission of the Arts and recipient of the UI Career Development Award.
As an international choreographer, Barragán has been invited to present his choreographic works at the 50th Anniversary Gala of the American Dance Guild, the National Conservatory of Dance and Music in Paris, France, at the 4th and 5th International Dance Festival in New York City, at the Latin Choreographers Festival in NYC. In 2009, he was the only Mexican choreographer living outside of Mexico who was invited to participate in the celebration of the Bi-Centennial of the Independence and Centennial of the Mexican revolution. He was commissioned to create new works for the National Ballet of Mexico in collaboration with Ballet Pro/Musica in Arizona, the Beijing Dance Academy. He has also been commissioned by the Richmond Ballet, National Ballet de Puerto Rico, American Dance Repertory Company, Utah Ballet, Ballet Real de Costa Rica, Dance Theater of Oregon, Ballet Theater of Spokane, American Festival Ballet, Apoc – Apoc from Mexico City, and the National School of Classical and Modern Dance, a part of the National Institute of Fine Arts – Mexico, City.
His professional career began with Joffrey II and the Washington Ballet before he became a soloist for Compania Nacional de Danza in Mexico City. His career led him to Europe where he was a soloist for the Ballet Royal de Wallonie, and Mainz Stattheater. He then returned to Mexico to perform as a soloist for Ballet de Monterey and Compania Nacional de Danze. Eloy was Principal dancer, regisseur, and Ballet Master for Eugene Ballet and Ballet Idaho.

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