Bread-peace, a duet made as part of Four Steps Forward 2004, was the first choreography that David Middendorp presented in the Netherlands. With Bread-peace, Middendorp immediately presented his credentials, with dance, humor, and technical ingenuity as main ingredients of his performance.
On this occasion, his dancers – Thom Stuart and Hironori Sugata – were challenged by two remote controlled loaves of bread. The unusual love duet even ends with a new addition to the family…
Choreography David Middendorp | dance Thom Stuart en Hironori Sugata | music Tom Waits en Roberta Flak | requisitory David Middendorp | With special thanks to Alan Brooks, Masahiro Yanagimoto, Philip Taylor.
from the press
Press and public respond with praise: ‘Moving Bread dance…’ (de Volkskrant, February 2004)
‘…a dance piece that because of its pretentiousless character will certainly be seen again.’ (Haagsche Courant, February 2004).