A dance with 3-D

by Peter D. Marshall

This article was written by David Ng.

“The pressure to come up with new and exciting dance moves often keeps choreographers thinking outside the box. Now, with the flood of 3-D film releases, they must also think outside the frame.

“It’s not just the choreography within the frame but the frame itself,” says Jon Chu, director of “Step Up 3D,” which opens Friday. “With 3-D, the frame becomes a much more active partner, and it becomes a duet between audience and dancers.”

“Step Up 3D” and “StreetDance 3D” demonstrate how choreographers and dancers have managed to overcome the rigors of 3-D filmmaking to create dance sequences that take full advantage of the eye-popping format.”

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