Reviews of “Death and the Powers” in Dallas

Congratulations to the cast, crew and incredible team that pulled off last night's flawless opening night performance of the Dallas Opera's production of "Death and the Powers"!! Much relief all around that the Operabots, moving walls and chandelier were all in splendid working order after three years in the warehouse. Reviews are coming in! The …

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Karole Armitage interview and dancing robots

In this delightful interview, celebrated choreographer Karole Armitage discloses how she thought about choreographing the movements for each character in Death and the Powers, including the operabots. You'll gain an appreciation for how she makes each personality vivid and convincing through movement. We include new footage of the Prelude and Nicholas (Hal Cazalet) cavorting with …

Meet the Artists – Karole Armitage (Choreographer)

Choreographer Karole Armitage's role in Death and the Powers was to create the human and technologic gestures and movements that would embody the story and emotion of the opera. Although Karole has worked with as diverse a range of performers as any choreographer - from elite classical ballet dancers to pop stars like Madonna and …

Interview with Karole Armitage, Choreographer

A few weeks ago I was fortunate enough to grab a few minutes of Karole's time during rehearsals and shoot this interview. When Karole Armitage isn't busy staging the characters in Death and the Powers, she serves as the artistic director for Armitage Gone! Dance, choreographing for numerous companies throughout Europe and America as well …