Pam Tanowitz Dance- review

Pam Tanowitz has been steadily turning into one of the smartest young choreographers in New York. Her recent show at the Joyce Soho, Forevermore, united in an evening-length work elements that she has included in recent years, but with a  ...

Houston International Dance Coalition – review

Dance Salad moved into its 12th year with the strongest line-up to date highlighting companies from Russia, Italy, Korea, Canada and more. The evenings unfolded as studies of cultural contrasts making it one exciting, entertaining, and educational event. Curator Nancy  ...

culturevulture.net – review

You don’t have to be George Bush to realize that the fear factor has ratcheted up alarmingly since 9/11. A multi-cultural, multi-ethnic , multi-religious world now seems locked in perpetual face-off. “ The other” isn’t just a cute existential conceit  ...

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  ...

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  ...

Big Dance Theater “The Other Here” review

Big Dance Theater “The Other Here” Yerba Buena Center for the Arts April 27, 2007 http://www.bigdancetheater.org/ http://www.yerbabuenaarts.org/ Big Dance Theater won an OBIE (the American dance scene “Oscar”) in 2000, for its “passionate practice of the most implausible choreographic  ...

Cedar Lake: The Copier: Dance Review, culturevulture.net – review

Reprinted from CV writer Susan Yung’s new blog for WNET: New York PBS http://www.thirteen.org/sundayarts/blog/arts/cedar-lake-the-copier Choreographer Jill Johnson Original Music Davide Poe Costume Design Stephen Galloway Lighting Design Jim French Cedar Lake Theatre, 547 W 26th St. New York  ...

Chimurenga Review

There is no question that Nora Chipaumire is a stunning dancer. Her control of limbs and force, her superhuman reach and length are all delicious to watch. She offers us confident sensuality, unabashed ferocity, and glimpses of tenderness. Her work  ...

Carolyn Dorfman Dance Company – review

Dance is supposed to touch the deep parts of our being. With Carolyn Dorfman Dance Company (CDDC) doing the dancing you can plan to leave moved and then some. Dorfman creates work from the themes she finds important, most notably  ...

Circo Zero Sol Niger (2006) Review

Choregraphy: Keith Hennessy Mondavi Studio Theatre Davis, CA February 15-25, 2007 www.circozero.org A crowd of college students and parents didn’t know quite what to make of Sol Niger , a vibrant and theatrically daring new work by  ...