New York-based dance and performance group headed by Lynn Brown and Lynn Marie Ruse. "We are committed to the creation of a dynamic, theatrical dance vocabulary and emotionally challenging themes. We are dedicated to pushing the definitions of concert and community dance by developing site-specific pieces. We have presented work at Dance Theater Workshop, The Fringe of Toronto Theatre Festival, The Florida Dance Festival, The 92nd Street Y, Context Studios and Circum Arts Foundation."

The critics say:
"In it's embrace of a multimedia dance esthetic the four pieces on this 55-minute program have a gritty realism that emerges out of a movement vocabulary of kamikaze falls, beer guzzling and tentative waltzes. The performers led by artistic directors Lynn Marie Ruse and Lynn Brown speak, dance and gesticulate with commitment and abandon."
--D.K., Toronto Globe and Mail

"It pulled the viewer into a multi-dimensional realm of dreams, fairy tales, subconscious realizations."
--Fernando Passos, The Washington Square News

"The peak of my wide-ranging Fringe this year was an hour of dance drama. . . The Tracking of Expectations presents four Manhattan-based performers in a suite extravagantly, outrageously physical pas de deux about bonding."
--Wilder Penfield III, Toronto Sun

"Lynn Marie Ruse and Lynn Brown have a knack for sculpting grace, strength and beauty."
--Michael Dunn, The Tampa Tribune

The Artistic Co-Directors:
Lynn Brown holds his MFA from NYU's Tish School of the Arts. He has peformed nationally and internationally with Pooh Kaye, Jody Oberfelder-Reihm and Victoria Marks. His work has been presented extensively in the Chicago area and in New York at PS 122, Mulberry Street Theater and on various community groups throughout the city. He is a Lincoln Center Teaching Artist in Dance.
"We've discovered there's a great opportunity for us to make work that puts art back into the community. I've got a lot of faith in that."
--Interview by Darcy Cosper, The Village Voice

Lynn Marie Ruse holds a Professional Diploma from the Laban Centre in London and her MFA from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. She has performed with Henry Montes in London, The Hillsborough Moving Company in Florida (Site-Specific Theater), Aiden Teker and Rebecca Moore in NYC. Ruse has choreographed Hillsborough Moving Company Productions such as Mac Wellman's Why the Y in Ybor, as well as being presented at The Florida Dance Festival, Context Studios and NYU.
"Ruse is a stunning, smoldering performer."
--Elizabeth Zimmer, The Village Voice
"She can make heavy statements with a subtle touch and handles serious issues without losing sight of their inherent humor."
--Marty Clear, Tampa's Weekly Planet

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