In 2009, Redshift Productions teamed up with Physicist Itai Cohen and Choreographer Maren Waldman to develop Dance of Scales, an interactive performance expressing concepts studied in Dr. Cohen’s Lab. The piece was inspired by Cohen’s research on the movement of particles at different length scales. The one hour performance took the audience through the ways particles move from Brownian motion (movement of the very, very small) to movement at the human scale. Cohen’s lively demonstrations were woven into the dance, and the dancers became expressions and examples of his concepts.
Watch the full performance of Dance of Scales at the 2010 Light in Winter Festival.