What people are saying about Dancing out of Darkness:
"The sense of the inescapable and enslaving qualities of life was communicated with great mastery. It was like watching a visual representation of the subconscious." - Barclay T., Poet, Teacher - California
"It was beautiful-- surreal and wondrous
"I was much taken with the filmic beauty...exquisitely
painterly...a vast and painful journey in darkness, and a very slow
metamorphosis towards emergence."
"I saw how we imprison ourselves out of fear...It
moved me very much."
"Extremely ambitious, colorful and moving. It's about hidden
information stored in the DNA... I love the music...it's about loss...it's
about the fall of the West - or not, and I want to watch it again."
"Jorge Davies is a brilliant cinematographer."
About Don McLeod
"McLeod's voiceless, primal drama is beautiful
. . ."
"McLeod is a master of movement...A living tabula rasa. "
"The first Westerner I've seen, who performs with the same
intensity as that of butoh's founder, Hijikata. McLeod creates a medium
of primal connections...an unforgettable evening of butoh."
"As the best movement artist we've seen . . . he reflects
"His performance at UCLA provided an evening of
"McLeod is a creative genius. He has taken a unique
"Excitingly different . . . we were thrilled to have
"McLeod is reminiscent of Kazuo Ohno."
"The best I've ever seen . . . Thanks for a great show."