Museum of Modern Dance

Kyle Craig-Bogard in Loie Fuller's Lily of the Nile  Photo: Steve Korn
Kyle Craig-Bogard in Loie Fuller's Lily of the Nile Photo: Steve Korn

In a lofty upstairs studio at Meany Hall, a stager and an assistant are strapping a dancer into her costume: Two 7-foot poles attached to her forearms, then insert into the diameter of a 60 yard circular gown of glowing Chinese silk.