By: William Yen
"No. 60," a 65-minute duet performed by 50-year-old Thai dancer and choreographer Pichet Klunchun and his student Kornkarn Rungsawang, deconstructs the Khon dance by choreographing his own transitions between the 59 poses and movements of the dance's Theppanom canon.
In Pichet's version of the dance, carefully synchronized body movements twist and turn, covering every corner of the stage, while the pair calculate in perfect timing, to bring out their distinct poses at every pause. [FULL STORY]