Tuesday, July 16, 2024

Dance Review: Preaching to the Choir, MilDRED Gerestant’s "When She Was King"

Haitian-American actress, MilDRED Gerestant’s one "woMan" show is a reflection of her own life.  She takes on the multitude of personalities within herself, both male and female.  She preaches self-love, and freedom of expression, ideas that I can’t argue with.  The problem is, nobody in the audience can argue either.  I guarantee that everyone in […]

Dance Review: Irresistible Dance, Fall for Dance at City Center

City Center’s Annual Fall For Dance Festival which is in its 6th season is a truly remarkable celebration of dance.  Fall For Dance bridges many divides; it brings together highly acclaimed and well-known companies such as ABT and Martha Graham Dance Company with smaller, up-and-coming dance companies.  This festival also bridges the gap between seasoned […]

Announcement: Tanguera, The Tango Musical at City Center

 International hit arrives in the United States for the first time TANGUERA The Tango Musical to play New York City Center 131 West 55th Street (between 6th and 7th Avenues) October 7-18, 2009 Tanguera: The Tango Musical (www.tanguera-musical.com) will make its U.S. debut with a special engagement at New York City Center, 131 West 55th […]

Announcement: Eryc Taylor Dance Presents 4 World Premieres at Ailey Citigroup Theater

ERYC TAYLOR DANCE presents Four World Premieres at The Ailey Citigroup Theater ONE NIGHT ONLY Tuesday, October 6, 2009 at 8pm Eryc Taylor Dance, a New York City-based company devoted to the exploration of innovative and theatrical choreography on pointe, presents four World Premieres at The Ailey Citigroup Theater, The Joan Weil Center for Dance, […]

Dance Review: Hot-Off-the-Press Dance, Yaa Samar! Dance Theatre

Yaa Samar! Dance Theatre is a hot-off-the press dance company with choreographer, Samar Haddad King, creating dances about the pervading issues and conflicts of today’s world. King looks at the controversy that arises amongst groups with varying belief systems and what happens when these systems collide.  According to Ms. King, her goal is to “collaborate […]

Dance Review: Fall for Dance at City Center

Every year, I am always so excited to see City Center’s Fall for Dance festival.  The tickets are cheap, and the festival allows starving artists like me to see some of the best dance around.  For the most part, programs I’ve seen have not had a recognizable theme. On the evening of Wednesday, September 23rd, […]

Announcement: LUNA NEGRA DANCE THEATER at Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts

LUNA NEGRA DANCE THEATER with special guests TURTLE ISLAND QUARTET and PAQUITO D’RIVERA Sunday, October 25, 2009 at 2pm At Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts Including the New York premiere of Eduardo Vilaro’s DANZÓN Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College kicks off its 2009-2010 World Stages: Dance series on Sunday, October […]

Dance Review: Ballroom Brilliance, BURN THE FLOOR on Broadway

Burnin’ Hot Show!  But first, Tales of The Box Office Nazi… It’s Friday night. Indian summer is upon us.  People are hustling by in their best weekend theatre-goer attire awaiting the evening’s performances all over Midtown West.  “Ah, the theatah!” I say to myself, feeling on top of the world knowing that I, Sheena DiMatteo, […]

Dance Review: Simply Amazing, In-I at BAM

There is no other way to put this….. Juliette Binoche and Akram Khan put together the most amazing contemporary duet I have ever seen. End of review. Friday night at the BAM Harvey Theatre…. and we know I don’t even like to go below 42nd st…. let alone Brooklyn, but sometimes you have to make […]

Announcement: YAA Samar! Dance Theatre at LPAC

YAA SAMAR! DANCE THEATRE TO OPEN SEASON AT LAGUARDIA PERFORMING ARTS CENTER SEPTEMBER 25th-26th at 7pm: “THE JOURNEY CONTINUES” YSDT presents Al-Bikr, Frozen Belief II and selected excerpts from last year’s The Store. After the success of her residency last year at the LaGuardia Performing Arts Center, Samar Haddad King and her company Yaa Samar! […]

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