Wednesday, November 25, 2009

A Body Transformed Through Dance

Arts / Dance
Learning His Body, Learning to Dance
Published: November 25, 2009
Gregg Mozgala, a 31-year-old actor with cerebral palsy, had 12 years of physical therapy while he was growing up. But in the last eight months, a determined choreographer with an unconventional résumé has done what all those therapists could not: She has dramatically changed the way Mr. Mozgala walks.
watch the video: A Body Transformed Through Dance
The choreographer Tamar Rogoff rehearses her new piece, "Diagnosis of a Faun," with Gregg Mozgala, who has cerebral palsy. After a year of working with Ms. Rogoff, Mr. Mozgala has changed how he moves.