Review: In “5 Soldiers,” 5 Dancers Offer Gripping Take on Military Life

San Diego Story
By Janice Steinberg
March 6, 2020

Dance and the military may inhabit separate worlds, but when British choreographer Rosie Kay was recovering from an injury, she was struck by the way that both dancers and soldiers put their bodies on the line. That led her to doing movement research by training with the British Army and creating the gripping, powerful “5 Soldiers: The Body is the Frontline.”

The piece debuted 10 years ago and has received some of Britain’s top dance honors. And it’s running here for two more nights. Go!