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Abstracting Entertainment: Rovaco Dance Co. at Alchemical Theater

New York, N.Y. In their first evening-length performance engagement at the end of April, Rovaco Dance Company presented a diverse yet concise body of work by founding artistic director Rohan Bhargava. The intimate, whitewashed setting at The Alchemical Theater was well suited to the young company’s subtlety and enthusiasm. The program opened with Collections I, […]

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Valerie Green/Dance Entropy Celebrates Ten Years at Green Space

Queens, N.Y. A low murmur greets the audience, five dancers speaking quiet snatches of phrases as they construct and deconstruct patterns with squares of material on the floor. On the walls, pastel cutouts of anonymous buildings form a delicate and colorful cityscape—an installation by Priscilla Stadler fittingly titled Fragile City. Words and phrases, “Unified chaos, guide […]

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Emerging Choreographer’s Series: Mare Nostrum Elements & LPAC Present Rohan Bhargava, Marissa Brown

Queens, N.Y. Last week, on a cold, rainy Tuesday, I ventured out to LaGuardia Performing Arts Center to catch the latest works to be produced by the Emerging Choreographers Series. The result of a partnership between LPAC and Mare Nostrum Elements, the ECS provides up and coming choreographers space and mentorship to create and present new […]

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Cameron McKinney|Kizuna Dance 2016 Season Kickoff

Brooklyn, N.Y. “I wanted you to be close enough to see them sweat,” Cameron McKinney says to a smattering of chuckles from the small crowd assembled in the studio space at Williamsburg Movement & Arts Center. Those in attendance at Kizuna Dance’s 2016 Season Kickoff on February 21st got to see exactly that. The evening […]

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DraftWork: The Median Movement and Brother(hood) Dance! at St. Mark’s Danspace Project

New York, N.Y. On a beautiful but cold Saturday afternoon I wandered into St. Mark’s Church in the East Village. Danspace Project had, as is their wont, reoriented the sanctuary with marley laid in the center of the space and the audience facing the entrance. The event was a relatively informal one: DraftWork, a works in […]

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Ash & Honey: ChristinaNoel & The Creature’s 2015 Winter Gala

New York, N.Y. With characteristic generosity, an unflagging sense of fun, and invariably impressive dancing, ChristinaNoel & The Creature held their 2015 Winter Gala at DCTV Thursday evening. On the program were performances by the Little Creatures Ensemble and the Nat Osborn Band, a silent auction, the honoring of the one and only Gus Solomons […]

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Where Have All The Glaciers Gone? Climate Change Theatre Action

New York, N.Y. Friday evening I walked into a New York University building, shed my scarf, and took a seat in a small white room set up for a lecture. At the front of the room, studiously ignoring the chatter of the audience finding their seats, a man stood behind a podium, silently rehearsing a […]

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W H A L E: Andrea Miller’s Gallim Dance at The Joyce Theater

New York, N.Y.  Andrea Miller’s work is not for everyone. Case in point: when the performance of W H A L E, Miller’s latest work for Gallim Dance, reached intermission at The Joyce Theater on Sunday afternoon, half of the row in which I was sitting mysteriously emptied out. From what I was told by […]

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