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    “A triumph of ingenuity.”

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    Huffington Post
    November 24, 2015
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    In a world of contemporary dance where many productions present abstract concepts with blank faced dancers, Pilobolus serves to remind us that concept and movement can and should belong together.

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    Broadway World
    December 1, 2015
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    Shadowland, from American dance company Pilobolus, is beguiling theatre. Part dance, part acrobatics, part circus, part shadow theatre, the show plunges the audience into an evening of inventiveness, unusual physical movement and clever staging.

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    Sydney Morning Herald
    June 23, 2014
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    Shadowland is a work of beautiful (and some terrible) images, achieved with awe-inspiring precision and skill from all creatives.

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    Theatre Scenes
    June 4, 2014
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    Shadowland is a unique piece of dance theatre with creativity oozing out of every pore.

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    Keeping Up With NZ
    June 4, 2014
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    Whether you are a fan of dance or not there is a quality to their skilfully crafted performance that demands attention, their movements on stage somehow defy gravity and their combined shadow play will leave you wondering how the hell they did it.

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    Diversions
    June 4, 2014
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    Shadowland is a virtuosic exploration of liminality – the state of being in between. In brilliant shadows of bodies morphing into animals, creatures and castle keeps, it physically represents that which is both beyond the object yet inseparable from it.

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    Performing Arts Hub
    June 3, 2014
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    It’s a colourful, big, entertaining and completely wacky evening.”

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    Time Out London
    March 14, 2014
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    With this show, Pilobolus has revived the amazement of the theatre. Magic!

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    Le Figaro
    March 5, 2012
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    The Pilobolus dance troupe is a force to be reckoned with.

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    Australian Stage
    May 30, 2014
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    Watching Shadowland makes you speechless… They have given us
    something beautiful, touching and completely unexpected.

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    Stuttgarter Zeitung
    March 11, 2012
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    It is rare to find a company dedicated to making magic – which the American company Pilobolus most certainly does – through a few simple props and the movement skills and imagination of dancers.

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    The Age
    June 18, 2014
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