Tara Keating and Matthew Prescott in "Proliferation of the Imagination"Photo by Alexander Iziliaev
Two Innovative Premieres at PIFA
Dance innovations dominated the Paris scene circa 1920, and that is the theme of the Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts ...
Tempest: Without a Body
Created by Lemi Ponifasio/MAUNovellus TheaterYerba Buena Center for the Arts, San FranciscoApril 7-9, 2011 “A Paul Klee painting named 'Angelus Novus' shows an angel looking as though he is about to move away ...
David E. Moreno
Company members perform in Paul Taylor's "Brief Encounters"Photo by Tom Caravaglia
Paul Taylor Dance Company (on Tour)
Program CNovellus TheaterYerba Buena Center for the Arts, San FranciscoApril 2 and 3, 2011
Program C contained three dances—"Brief Encounters” (2009), “Three ...
Hubbard Street dancers Christian Broomhall and Kellie Epperheimer in Ohad Naharin’s "Three to Max"Photo by Todd Rosenberg
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago – Spring Series
Works by Ohad Naharin and Sharon EyalHarris Theater, ChicagoMarch 17-20, 2011
In its earworm-loaded musical ...
Scene from NDT's "Whereabouts Unknown"Photo by Joris Jan Bos
NDT: 'Whereabouts Unknown' and 'Silent Screen'
Nederlands Dans TheaterCal PerformancesZellerbach Hall, Berkeley, Calif.March 18, 2011
A shirtless man draws with a branch in sand. Wizard? Archeologist? Artist? As ...
Swiss Dance Days (La Ribot, Anna Huber, and Yves Netzhammer)
Bern, SwitzerlandMarch 3-6, 2011
La Ribot: “llámame mariachi”
Dampfzentrale BernMarch 5 and 6, 2011
At the eighth iteration of Swiss Dance Days, in Bern, Switzerland, it was a ...
Pilobolus dancers in a scene from "Gnomen"Photo by Joseph Mehling
Pilobolus Dance Theater
40th Anniversary TourAnnenberg Center, Philadelphia March 3-6, 2011
Philly dance fans continue their love affair with that amorphous troupe Pilobolus Dance Theater. The company's appearance at ...
Pennsylvania Ballet dancers in a scene from "Swan Lake," choreographed by Christopher WheeldonPhoto by Alexander Iziliaev
Music by Pyotr Ilyich TchaikovskyChoreography by Christopher Wheeldon, after Marius Petipa and Lev IvanovPennsylvania BalletAcademy of Music, PhiladelphiaMarch 3-12, 2011
Joanna G. Harris
Company members in a scene from Merce Cunningham's "Sounddance"Photo courtesy of Merce Cunningham Dance Company
Genius and Joy: The Legacy Tour
Merce Cunningham Dance CompanyCal Performances, Zellerbach HallBerkeley, Calif.March 3-5, 2011(See video clip below.)
It is hard to believe ...