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Kujo's Lux Aeterna Dance Company - "Navaras"

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Published on Apr 12, 2007

http://www.luxaeternadance.com
http://www.myspace.com/luxaeternadance

Jacob "Kujo" Lyons has been a progressive voice and an iconoclast in the break-dance community for 15 years, and is a sought-after teacher and judge of b-boy/break-dance competitions worldwide. Originally a self-taught street dancer, Kujo began studying modern, ballet, choreography, and biomechanics late in his career. The fusion of these elements with break-dancing resulted in the idea to form Lux Aeterna - "eternal light" in Latin.

Lux Aeterna's raison d'etre is two-fold: first, an attempt to expand on the idea that "to dance ballet is to use oneself to express something beyond oneself." Any style of dance may be utilized to convey the transcendent or sublime, provided the intention and attention to technique are appropriate. Second, as there are no true boundaries in art, there is no reason that break-dancing might not be compatible with ballet, or with with any other style. Movement is movement.

"Navaras" is Kujo's first work of choreography, conceived in April 2006 and premiered in August 2006.

Dancers:

Jacob "Kujo" Lyons
Amy "Catfox" Campion
Sara "Ms. Mighty" Fenton
Mariesha "Gifted Element" Griffin
Hokuto "Hok" Konishi

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