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Dances with Bots: Seraph

Hooray for arts and academics collaborating! A dance theatre group in NYC called Pilobolus has created a short dance piece called ‘Seraph’ in which one human dancer interacts with two teleoperated quadrotor helicopters. You can check out the review in the New York Times and see the group’s blog post about the production. While this isn’t the first appearance of quadrotors on stage, it tickles me to no end to read phrases like “Choreographed with the engineers, programmers and pilots of the M.I.T. Distributed Robotics Laboratory…”

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