Uncovering the Archives: The Bottomland


Commissioned by Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts in 2002, "The Bottomland" integrates dance, theater, music and video into a seamless, dramatic whole. With riveting theatricality and humanity, the production probes the changing lives and relationships of an imagined backwoods community.

Use the navigation bar on the right to explore this online series of videos from the Varone archives. In celebration of our 25th Anniversary, we will share 25 short video docs, each honoring a different dance. Clips of the dance, interviews with Doug, original cast members and collaborators. 1986-2011.


30TH ANNIVERSARY BENEFIT - MARCH 30 Shenandoah University | Ohrstrom-Bryant Theatre | Winchester, VA March 4, 2017 James Madison University | Forbes Center | Harrisburg, VA March 15, 2017