This article traces a process of combining dance and narrative text into performance ethnography. It focuses on how interviews collected during an ongoing research project on serious contemporary dancers' experiences with injuries can ‘be danced’ in a research presentation. The author reflects how the empirical material from the interviews informed a narrative text that, combined with contemporary dance choreography interpreted through Deleuzian rhizomatic analysis, was included into live performance ethnography. The author concludes with a need for an on-going experimentation with the dancing body, theory, and writing in qualitative research.
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