Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Berkeley 2007 Review

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Cal Performances, Zellerbach Hall, University of California, Berkeley February 28-March 4, 2007 http://www.alvinailey.org/ Program A: “The Golden Section” (1982) Choreography by Twyla Tharp Music by David Byrne, Costumes Santo Louasto, Lighting Jennifer Tipton Watching  ...

Mark Morris Dance Group Mozart Dances- review

Mark Morris Dance Group Mozart Dances Cal Performances, Zellerbach Hall, UC Berkeley Sept 20-23, 2007 http://www.calperfs.berkeley.edu/ http://markmorrisdancegroup.org/ The man who brought us high art country-western line dances, a jokey Nutcracker, a drag Dido and Aeneas, and majestic, full-throttle versions of  ...

Cloud Gate Dance Theatre review

Calligraphy and choreography share a canvas in Cloud Gate Dance Theatre's final chapter of Cursive: A Trilogy, with choreography by Lin Hwau-min, presented as part of BAM's 25th Next Wave Festival. Dancing is a kind of mark making, with the  ...

culturevulture.net – review

Company Ea Sola “Drought and Rain Vol. 2” Yerba Buena Center for the Arts San Francisco Feb 6-7, 2008 http://www.ybca.org/ Company Ea Sola is a French-Vietnamese fusion. Thematically, things are 100% Vietnamese—there still seems to be no escape from  ...

culturevulture.net – review

Vanessa Zahorian and Kristin Long in Balanchine's Divertimento No. 15. Photo: Erik Tomasson. Diamonds (from Jewels) (1967) Music: Tchaikovsky, Choreography: George Balanchine, Costumes: after Karinska, Staged by Elyse Borne with Principal Coaching by Suzanne Farrell. A couple  ...

culturevulture.net – review

Armitage Gone! Dance Connoisseurs of Chaos The Joyce Theater Jan 22-27, 2008 http://www.joyce.org/ http://www.armitagegonedance.org/ Frances Chiaverini and Matthew Branham. Photo: Julieta Cervantes Over the years, Karole Armitage has held a mirror to cultural trends. She danced with  ...