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JANUARY 27 & JANUARY 28
D.C.-based Liz Lerman is one of the most collaborative choreographers on the scene. Her dancers fuel her work with a parade of movement styles and lifestyles. Still, it can be more fun to make one’s own art than get subsumed into Lerman’s rigorous aesthetic. In that spirit, Liz Lerman Dance Exchange company members Peter DiMuro, Thomas Dwyer, Jeffrey Gunshol, Andy Torres, and Rome Quezada are presenting their own works this weekend at Dance Place. The campy, four-part Attack of the Wannabe Homo Clones is a piece Quezada has created for himself and Gunshol. Inspired by great movies, B-movies, and Miranda on Melrose Place, “Clones” is a duet about loving the wrong people. “It’s about Jeffrey and me, and how we’ve been attracted to the wrong types of men…how we’ve gotten on this track and we want to stopand at the same time we’re having too much fun,” Quezada says. Much of Quezada’s imagery is kitschy and lighthearted. He wants his work to be humorousa rare trait in postmodern dance. “It’s nice to remember who we are,” he says, “and a great chance to wear some wigs and some lipstick.” At 8 p.m. Saturday and at 7 p.m. Sunday at Dance Place, 3225 8th St. NE. $10. (202) 269-1600.