by Hofesh Shechter


Dust takes a dark look at the powers that steer us in today’s society. The lithe choreography for six dancers is enhanced by a rich soundtrack composed by Shechter himself.



  • Choreography: Hofesh Shechter
  • Lighting Design: Chahine Yavroyan
  • Costume Design: Linda Chow and BODYTRAFFIC
  • Running Time: 22 minutes
  • Premiere: The Joyce Theater, New York, 2015

"I was transfixed... Dust is truly a gem of a performance"

- John Higgins, The Vancouver Observer, February 2014

Inspired by Cult, which was originally commissioned by The Place Prize, sponsored by Bloomberg.

This work was generously underwritten by Barry and Martha Berkett.

This work was created while in residency at The Luckman Fine Arts Complex in Los Angeles and the Chutzpah! 2014 Festival in Vancouver Canada.

Making of

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