[60] CELEBRATING DANCE (Dancefusion & 360° Dance Company): Fringe review :: Then/Now

Excerpted from thINKingDANCE.net.

CELEBRATING DANCE (Dancefusion & 360° Dance Company)
Photo: Jashiro Dean

I was riveted. Eve Gentry’s Tenant of the Street (1938) held me breathless as Carrie Ellmore-Tallitsch, of 360° Dance Company, pushed her deeply curved body through the space of Mandell Theater’s stage—her arms taut, crossed, punctuated by fists; her legs angled, weighted, digging into the floor. The machine and transportation noises that accompanied this dance, the stretched-jersey apron and head-wrap that clothed the soloist, the simple pool of light that followed her agonized progress coalesced instantly as Ms. Ellmore-Tallitsch held the floor.

Similarly delightful was Dance Fusion’s presentation of Pauline Koner’s Concertino (1955), which brought Koner’s close collaboration with José Limón much to mind… Read the full review at thINKingDANCE.net.

[Mandell Theater] September 6-7, 2013, fringearts.ticketleap.com/celebrating-dance.

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