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Dance Review: Alexandance at Triskelion Arts

March 31, 2010 by  
Filed under Performance Art - Dance

Alexandance’s first full length show, A Vertiable Smorgasbord, is a fascinating glimpse into worlds both funny and fierce.  Presented by Triskelion Arts, choreographers Alex Springer and Xan Burley lay it all on the line in a jam-packed evening of short dances ranging from wittily astute to traumatically effective.      The gems of the evening are two […]

Dance Review: Bring Your Lungs, Amy Marshall at Ailey Citigroup

Go see Amy Marshall at Ailey Citigroup to witness the polarities one dance company can embody in 90 minutes of work.  Brought to life with some of the most confident technique and fierce execution of ballet and modern choreography, Marshall’s dancers bring their audience to roaring cheers numerous times. Opening with 2005’s English Suite, a […]

Dance Review: Corella Ballet Castilla y Leon at City Center, NYC

Corella Ballet Castilla y Leon’s weekend at City Center is a ballet feast.  Serving up everything from a tidbit of Swan Lake to an exciting new work from ballet’s newest it-boy Christopher Wheeldon to former ABT stars, Corella’s brand new company shows that it has the mettle to not only bring more ballet to Spain, […]

Announcement: Avi Scher & Dancers at The Alvin Ailey Citigroup Theater

  AVI SCHER & DANCERS presents the World Premieres of Two Pieces Utopia Variations and Inner Voice and Four New York Premieres featuring Marcelo Gomes, Sara Mearns and Veronika Part April 3-5, 2010 at The Alvin Ailey Citigroup Theater AVI SCHER & DANCERS presents its debut New York Season with a program including two World […]

Dance Review: Kyle and Rosenblit Hit St. Marks Church

Jen Rosenblit and Katy Pyle’s split bill this week at St. Marks church is one of the most intelligently irreverent new dance shows I’ve seen this year.  Rarely does work from emerging artists appear this well developed, this well rehearsed, and this conceptually clear. Rosenblit opens the program with her newest duet, When Them, for […]

Dance Review: Technology mash-up – koosil-ja/danceKUMIKO presents Blocks of Continuality/ Body, Image and Algorithm at DTW

“Standby . . . Ready . . . Go. Go. Go.”   The technicians, musician, and performers at DTW’s presentation of koosil-ja/danceKumiko’s Blocks of Continuality/ Body, Image and Algorithm prepare for each part of the evening with verbal checks and affirmations.  In most dance performances, there are aspects of the work that the choreographer and performers […]

Dance Review: Lyons Opera Ballet- Well Worth the Wait!

It’s been over fifteen years since the Lyons Opera Ballet graced the stage of the Joyce Theater. Now back with a very impressive line up of works by Merce Cunningham, William Forsythe, and Maguy Marin; the Lyons Opera Ballet company’s performance is well worth the wait! With a program of such riveting and renowned choreographers […]

Dance Review: Flying with Twyla, Come Fly Away at the Marquis

  Written and directed by Twyla Tharp, romance takes literal flight in a picturesque party that lights up the cast and band in Broadway’s Come Fly Away at The Marquis Theater.   In this tribute to Frank Sinatra, Tharp reigns queen of the classical lifts; within the first ten minutes of the show, she pulls out […]

Dance Review: Together, But Different -Parker & Gibney at Symphony Space

In a new program at Symphony Space     David Parker and Gina Gibney present an interwoven evening of works that show just how different and yet subtly reminiscent two very distinct contemporary works can be.  For the new series entitled “Short Form Weave,” Parker and Gibney are invited to make works to the music of composer, […]

Dance Review: Lar Lubovitch Dance Company Moves to the Music

Lar Lubovitch Dance Company presents stunning pieces of repertory and exciting world premieres at the Joyce Theater February 23- March 7th. Program B’s works consist of Elemental Brubeck, Vita Nova, and two world premieres:  Coltrane’s Favorite Things and Dogs of War.  This season marks the Company’s 40th anniversary and the program’s themes reflect nostalgia for […]

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