‘Feeling the water’ is central to Housatonic dance performance

A dance ensemble braved the Housatonic River’s swift current to perform “River Body” on Sunday, Aug. 19, premiering a work choreographed by Paula Josa-Jones. Photo by Leila Hawken

KENT — Not knowing what to expect from a performance that promised dancers in the Housatonic River, the audience of 45 gathered on Sunday, Aug. 19, open to the possibilities. 

On an overcast day that followed days of substantial rains, the brown-ish river was flowing deep, wide and fast.

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