Nature Theater of Oklahoma has indeed charmed Portland. They’ve charmed the hip t-shirts right off of us. We’ve been battling to get in the doors for days now. Is it worth it? Absolutely. Somehow the Nature Theater has developed a movement vocabulary that is made from the awkward slouchiness of the born-in-the-seventies generation. They have exposed our casual code system of flirtation and rejection. The subtle cues of sidewalk stances and accidental sleep-overs are revealed and choreographed with enthusiastic fervor. Is it a betrayal? No, it’s a thrill.
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