Anyone who has sung around a campfire can attest to the power of music to elicit feelings of closeness
the rich layering of performance capacity matched the layers of movement space that Leah Stein’s PORTAL attended to
Greek revival structures and riverscape environs inspire an immersive choral-dance work that explores the specific interplay of machinery and nature.
In SPLICE, a single flat wave of board whoops its way through the Leonard Pearlstein Gallery, which consists of about four rooms, vaguely defined by false walls.
The retrospective of Judson Church choreographer-dancer Lucinda Childs’ SELECTED DANCES, 1963-78 last week was instructive and artistically purposeful. This work is still so vibrant in its exploratory nature that Childs’ innovations are part of the evolving dance stream.
Published by The Dance Journal. Reprinted with kind permission. Leah Stein has had a very prolific year performing and choreographing with several projects overlapping, including the first revival of her…