The Dance Must Follow is a verse portrait of the artist as dancer, gardener, photographer, and dreamer.
The artist in question is Moses Pendleton, internationally acclaimed founder of the groundbreaking dance troupes Pilobolus and Momix, and a two-time Olympic choreographer.
The poems - the first of which was begun by Pendleton himself then completed by Holland - recount episodes from a thirty-year span of Pendleton's unconventional and creative life in humorous and lyrical rhyming verse. Anyone with an interest in dance, gardening, or creativity - along with all those with a taste for clever narrative poetry - will enjoy this book.
Seventy-five full-color photographs, mostly by Pendleton, present a stunning complement to the poems.
The result is a fascinating and entertaining behind-the-scenes look at the modus operandi of a highly original American artist.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 96 pages, 75 colour photos.
- Publisher: West Mountain Press
- Publication Date: 04/06/2015
- Category: Poetry
- ISBN: 9780990867906