trip the light fantastic
A 24-hour durational dance.
A prom to end all proms.
Conceptualized & Performed by George McConnell & Lindsey Barlag Thornton
with Amanda Dunne Acevedo & Samantha Johns
From 3pm Saturday, March 19th until 3pm Sunday, March 20th George and Lindsey hosted a prom.
50 people came and danced. 300+ people watched at home via live stream.
One song played on repeat each hour and every hour was punctuated by a micro event
(sports, scenes from plays, meals, lectures, letters, a bunch of things).
Amanda and Sam shared the roles of DJ and Chaperone, curating the order of songs and events in time.
A rotating cast of 24 photographers documented the event.
trip the light fantastic was hosted at The Foxhole in Lincoln Square. This was a free event.