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Traditional dance theater naturally involves movement.

But for the past several years, there's been a growing movement on movement in dance in Chicago. 

Pratfalls, martial arts, and clowning are just some forms finding their way into dance.

Eight Forty-Eight's Steve Edwards recently spoke with critic Lucia Mauro about two outfits pioneering that genre.

Lucia says the company “500 Clown” approaches form.

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