THE NEED (1989) – Mididancer Premier
Premiered: California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA
Conceived and Directed by: Mark Coniglio (Music & MidiDancer), Dawn Stoppiello (Choreography), Ilaan Egeland (Choreography), Peter Seidler (Set Design), Sten Rudstrom (Text), Cathy Galeota (Video), Betsy Herst (Lighting), Meredith Alex (Costumes).
“Coniglio’s [music] consistently expresses a deep, sustained heaviness and ferocity. Powered by big drum sounds, surging phrases, and throbbing rhythms, it attacks the listener with stealth and force.” – Keyboard Magazine