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  • The name Pilobolus spurs from a type of fungi known for their obscure shape and ability to shoot spores with water cannon-like force.

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  • Mr. Pendleton came to the public's attention in 1971 as a founding member of Pilobolus, then known as Pilobolus Dance Theater.

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  • *** Earlier this summer, Pilobolus, sometimes known as Pilobolus Dance Theater, played the Joyce Theater on its annual visit.

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  • Pilobolus, sometimes known as Pilobolus Dance Theater and once called Vermont Natural Theater, has been a household name on the American dance scene for a long time.

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  • Established on the campus of Dartmouth College, the artistic collective initially consisted of three men whose collaborative creation, "Pilobolus," christened the group.

    Pilobolus Draws a Tension at the Joyce

  • After Mr. Pendleton founded Momix, and with the arrival of former Pilobolus dancer Cynthia Quinn—the troupe's associate director as well as Mr. Pendleton's life partner—his company evolved into what is now a 12-member ensemble of seven women and five men.

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  • If Pilobolus has a dominant male dimension, Momix has an abiding feminine sensibility, with women who look at times like Sally Rand fan dancers and at others like Olympic triathletes.

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  • For no other company, however, is a season at Dartmouth truly a return home as for Pilobolus.

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  • Thirty-nine years ago, when the student body was all male, this company emerged from a modern-dance class taught by Alison Chase, and the Hopkins Center had been one of the reasons the young men who formed the Pilobolus Dance Theater chose to study here in the first place.

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  • From its start in 1971, Pilobolus has gone its own way, winning its audiences with works based on a blend of gymnastics and acrobatics that has established a body poetry all Pilobolus's own.

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