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DanceAspen and Juilliard collaborators improvise unconventional performance at Aspen Art Museum

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Jenna McMurtry
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Aspen Public Radio
Choreographer Matthew Gilmore, dancer Sammy Altenau and cellist Erica Ogihara improvise a performance at Aspen Art Museum's rooftop cafe on June 14.

DanceAspen’s performance at the Aspen Art Museum last week was unconventional. Instead of performing prepared choreography to a set piece of music, the performers improvised — with the help of the audience. Tap the audio to go behind the scenes of a collaboration between DanceAspen and Juilliard.

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Jenna is the editor-in-chief of her college newspaper and joins the station for the summer to write on the arts and culture desk.