Thursday, April 27, 2017

Dance Review: Ralph Lemon at BAM

After a six year hiatus, Ralph Lemon and his dancers return to the stage Wednesday night in Brooklyn’s own BAM Harvey Theater.  The theater is packed and guests buzz words of praise about their expectations for this performance.  Some, knowing of Lemon’s longer shows, ask about length expectations as well.   As I sit, I too […]

Announcement: Master Class with Matthew Rushing at MMAC

October 22, 2010 by  
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Manhattan Movement & Arts Center presents a Master Class With Matthew Rushing Modern Dance Based on the Horton Technique Monday, November 15, 2010 from 7:30-9pm Manhattan Movement & Arts Center presents a Modern Master Class with Matthew Rushing, a star of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, on Monday, November 15, 2010 from 7:30 – 9:00pm […]

Announcement: The Rover Presents…."Big Octopus"

"Big Octopus" at The Rover October 22, 23, & 24th at 8pm What is Big Octopus? And why did we name the show this?  No good answer, but imagine James Bond meets all of the best gams in New York, mixes them with dreams about flight, a pair of hot blondes, and a group of […]

Dance Review: Swift Solos at DTW, olive Dance Theatre

As I walk in New York City’s DTW to see olive Dance Theatre’s Ken Swift Solos, I’m handed fortune cookies and wonder why, but, as I open one, I see the fortunes say, "Why do you break?" and "What inspires you?"  …Hmmmm.  The show opens with video footage of hip hop dance dignitary Ken Swift, […]

Dance Review: Keigwin and Juilliard Dancers Take City Center in Fall for Dance

In my personal experience when people hear that anyone is a dancer they often say, "You must tear it up at the club."  Sometimes this yields an awkward laugh because professional dance is sooo serious.  Select members of Keigwin and Company with Juilliard Dance could easily answer "yes" at Fall For Dance at City Center.  […]

Dance Review: Swan Lake Soars To New Heights, Matthew Bourne

In a triumphant return to the New York stage and Broadway, Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake is a feast for the senses that sends you into the sky! Mr. Bourne has introduced the great tale of Swan Lake in an innovative, inspiring, and entertaining new way.  No longer the stuffy and reserved version, Bourne’s production is […]

Dance Review: Energetic Youth and Mature Finesse Mastered, Kazuko Hirabayashi Dance Theater

Kazuko Hirabayashi Dance Theater shows off their amazing ability with youthful and athletic energy, grace and maturity rarely seen.  With a diverse program mixing the youth with dance greats like Sarah Stackhouse (Jose Limon Dance Company), what a triumph! Opening the program, No, No…Yes, Yes… (New York Premier), this piece is a feast for the […]

Dance Review: First Annual PCDC Festival hits MMAC

Sometimes it takes years to build community – especially if you’re a newbie.  Perceptions Contemporary Dance Company built one in just a year in NY – culminating with the 1st Annual PCDC Festival at the Manhattan Movement and Arts Center on September 18th.  Ten emerging and established choreographers show works new and old to a […]

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