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Old 07-12-2019, 12:54 PM
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Looking for a video of a rotating stage/platform performance.

Years ago I saw a video that featured several people performing a choreographed movement routine on a rotating platform. The platform was level, circular, maybe 15 feet in diameter, and spun continuously at maybe 10 RPM. Since lateral acceleration was a function of radial position on the platform, people positioned near the edge of the platform leaned toward the center quite a bit, while anyone standing at the center was vertical. Walking at a particular combination of radius and speed resulted in a performer being stationary with respect to the camera. There were maybe half a dozen people on this platform, and their routine took advantage of all of these peculiarities to create an interesting performance.

Sadly, I can't seem to find this video anymore. Anyone else here seen it and know what I'm talking about? And, more importantly, where I might find it again?
Old 07-12-2019, 02:12 PM
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Sounds a little like something the band OKGO might do.
Old 07-18-2019, 01:36 AM
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Maybe something like Yoann Bourgeois?
Old 07-18-2019, 08:51 AM
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Maybe the turn table scene from Les Miserable?
Old 07-18-2019, 09:12 AM
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Need details: Was there music? Spoken words? Were they in costumes? Street clothes? Black bodystockings? Was there a backdrop or set pieces? Was there anything on the turntable besides the people? How long was the video? Was it professionally shot or a home video? Etc.


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