Revealing Neighborhood Mysteries and Artistries
Lea Bostick, vetted for "This Town is a Mystery," was asked by Andrew Simonet if her family members were shy. She said, “Shy was the only gene they didn’t have.”
September 18, 2012
Everyone’s Dancing in "Le Grand Continental"
The post-moderns not only asked “what is dance?” but also “who can or should the dancer be?”. The latter question will soon receive the resounding answer--“Everyone!"
September 1, 2012
Excavating The Past And Future
Anne-Marie Mulgrew’s latest work continues her 25-year Philadelphia dance legacy of whimsical landscapes and stages inhabited with charm and panache.
May 23, 2012
The Challenge of Embodying Saudade
Sometimes titles raise expectations that are not always realized in the actual performance.
May 17, 2012
A Dark, Dismembered Happening
The ghosts of an earlier generation’s Happenings were awakened by a new work, Still Life, by the renamed Miller Rothlein company (formerly MIRO Dance Theater).
April 3, 2012
Lots of Glitter, Few Stars
In this season of Nutcrackers, feuding Republicans, and holiday kitsch, the Annenberg’s Dance Celebration Series brought us “Champions of the Dance.”
December 21, 2011
Lionel Popkin and Gabrielle Revlock at the Performance Garage
The declarative title of Lionel Popkin's "There Is An Elephant In This Dance" cued us to look for a pachyderm. But "Aida" it ain't.
November 22, 2011