Fanchon Shur Ceremonial Warrior

Two dancers who are living their dreams

What’s white, forty feet long, and resembles a serpent , robe, placenta, Torah-scroll, chuppah and/or Tree of Life? If you’re stumped, don’t worry. Unless you’re familiar with the extraordinary work of 58-year-old dancer/choreographer Fanchon Shur, you wouldn’t guess that a mammoth tallit, or ritual prayer shawl, could be used in so many innovative ways.

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