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Rehearsal of the solo dance show 'Deconstructing Mata Hari' by choreographer and dancer Nejla Y. Yatkin at the Dance Department of the University of Maryland in College Park, MD, Sunday, October 16, 2005. ..Named by Dance Magazine as one of the "Top 25 to watch in 2005" and an "Outstanding Emerging Artist" by the Washington, DC Mayor's Arts Award Committee, internationally acclaimed choreographer and dancer Nejla Y. Yatkin brings her latest multi-media dance solo work, Deconstructing Mata Hari, to Dance Place. Her show explores images often associated with Mata Hari like exoticism, eroticism, dance, espionage, feminism, criminal proceedings, confusion and uncertainty. Mrs. Yatkin use of ancient myths, Eastern dance traditions, contemporary dance, cinema techniques, poetry, physical and psychological theories unravels the mystery of Mata Hari. The show which runs at the Dance Place November 5-6 is a world premiere performance. ( Photographs by Astrid Riecken )
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Rehearsal of the solo dance show 'Deconstructing Mata Hari' by choreographer and dancer Nejla Y. Yatkin at the Dance Department of the University of Maryland in College Park, MD, Sunday, October 16, 2005. ..Named by Dance Magazine as one of the "Top 25 to watch in 2005" and an "Outstanding Emerging Artist" by the Washington, DC Mayor's Arts Award Committee, internationally acclaimed choreographer and dancer Nejla Y. Yatkin brings her latest multi-media dance solo work,...
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