Mitchell bucks gracefully through the air in slow motion as Graham muses on the depth of the dancer’s heart and soul, together expressing through words and movement the dancer’s many dimensions of love, hope, fear, joy, strength, passion, persistence, and their power to fulfill individual potential to the utmost.
“Bull Rider” merges meditations on dance from choreographer Martha Graham with music by composer Philip Glass and video featuring professional bull rider and modern dancer Ouncie Mitchell at the 2022 Oakley Rodeo in Oakley, UT.
Director: Alexia Oldini, Steven Gray
Choreographer: Ouncie Mitchell
(United States, 2022) 1:54 minutes