Hotel Pool (2004) takes place in and around a hotel pool, and was a runaway hit at its Philadelphia Live Arts Festival premiere. The piece transforms the sanitized space of a hotel swimming pool into a site for dreams, longing, and epiphany. Original music by Rick Henderson. 60 minutes.

For touring inquiries please contact: or 215-545-9195. Headlong Dance Theater is a Pennsylvania Performing Arts on Tour Roster Artist.


Hotel Pool has toured to:
Sitelines Festival through the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York, NY
TBA Festival through the Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, Portland, OR


“imaginative and daring…” [MORE] Philadelphia Weekly

“Conceptually wry and determinedly accessible… it would be hard for anyone to resist the charms of Hotel Pool…” [MORE] The Dance Insider

NPR’s Hear and Now, Sept. 2004 – MP3 (10:24, 5.95 MB)