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Nik and Murray


The dance styles and careers of two men, Alwin Nikolais and Murray Louis are explored in this conventional documentary by Christian Blackwood, a director who has consistently focused on the lives and work of performers. Murray was a student of Nik's and eventually developed his own dance company. Each man's unique approach to dance is eloquently discussed and illustrated with clips, including excerpts from Murray Louis' dance troupe performing in Paris with the Dave Brubeck quartet and Nik's dancers...more