HE KING AND I is set in a time period of colonies and colonials.
Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo has made its trademark to have male dancers crossdress in tutus. NextMove Dance brought the company’s signature style to the Prince Theater March 8-12, 2017.
The stillness in the endings for both Bartok’s BLUEBEARD’S CASTLE and John Adam’s DOCTOR ATOMIC at The Kimmel Center this past weekend left me with a clear image for, “all’s fair in love and war.”
Last weekend Moving Arts of Mount Airy witnessed a gathering artists connecting subjects to their own artistic voices
The Cuban dancers of Malpaso Dance Company evoke the Cuban experience through an interplay of color and shadow.
Comparinge the absurdist comedy of Giraudoux with the serious drama of Ibsen.
oug Varone and Dancers presented three different dances
The setting is Vietnam and we are just waking up at the voice of Martin Sheen.
This meta-play within a play is clever and ridiculous.
Sleeping Beauty the Musical Panto by Peter Pryor and Samantha Reading expresses an ageless story. It is an artistic exploration into space, time, and sound.
Events like AT HOME WITH THE HUMORLESS BASTARD need to happen more often. It isn’t just dance; it is socially provocative artwork.
Sketches of William Shakespeare’s ALL’S WELL THAT ENDS WELL from Philadelphia Artists’ Collective.
“Is this a dance performance or a social experiment?”
Drawing dance is a challenge. It is difficult to capture gesture, for example, because it is always changing. Modern dance provides a new means to an abstracted form of story telling. Each performance left me with a different feeling: bizarre, savage, sweet and tender, sensual, and empowering.
AVA students sing a single aria in competition with each other for prizes awarded by a professional panel of judges and by the audience themselves.