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Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Spectrum's Donald Byrd asks everything of his dancers, and his audience

Byrd, shown here giving instruction during a rehearsal, says learning to dance taught him early on that he was "a person who could live inside my body." "I'd always lived inside my head," he explains. His work is a combination of the two -- dazzlingly physical and engagingly cerebral.