Thursday, September 29, 2022

Dance Review: Garth Fagan Dance at The Joyce

Garth Fagan Dance celebrates its 40th Anniversary this week at the Joyce. The Rochester-based company, famous for its modern-meets-ballet-meets-Afro-Caribbean aesthetic, delivers a varied program through Sunday.  It revives several company classics, premieres two new works, and introduces the choreography of company member Norwood Pennewell.  There are some hits and misses in this ambitious line-up. The […]

Dance Review: Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet at The Joyce

Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet, the ultra-sexy company formed by Wal-Mart heiress Nancy Laurie, burst onto the scene in 2003, garnering innumerable Dance Magazine covers and glowing reviews.  On Wednesday night, I impatiently awaited the rise of the curtain on the company’s second program of their fall season at The Joyce.  The bill featured the company […]

Class Watch: Camille Brown, “Keep it Simple, Keep it Real and Give a Tendu Soul”

November 12, 2010 by  
Filed under iDANZ Features, Reviews

A major concept that’s branded on your body after taking a Camille Brown master class is that you can get a lot out of the simplest steps by adding soul.  Whether it’s injecting a little spirit into the rond de jambe that flirtatiously traces circles on the ground, the port de bras that resists each […]

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