At STREB Action Lab, Dance and Physics Collide
Choreographer Elizabeth Streb pushes the boundaries of Newtonian physics—with dance. In her show Forces, dancers fly, fall, and collide in mid-air. No wonder the “action architect” has her share of scientist fans, among them, big-thinking particle physicist Lisa Randall.
Click on the video below to see a few scenes from Forces:
Elizabeth Streb is a choreographer and founder of STREB Extreme Action Company in New York, New York.
Lisa Randall is a physics professor at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Annie Minoff is a producer for The Journal from Gimlet Media and the Wall Street Journal, and a former co-host and producer of Undiscovered. She also plays the banjo.
Christopher Intagliata was Science Friday’s senior producer. He once served as a prop in an optical illusion and speaks passable Ira Flatowese.