Spectacle at the Center of RubberbanDance's Latest
In his Poetics, Aristotle derided spectacle as the least important artistic aspect of a performance. RubberbanDance Group’s Gravity of Center shows that sometimes, spectacle’s all you’ve got.
February 2, 2012
Something From Nothing: Eleanor Bauer at Christ Church Neighborhood House Theater
A carefully calibrated explosion of grandiosity, Bauer’s solo is a study of opposing forces in collaboration.
January 31, 2012
dance fueled. writing driven.
The nEW Festival presented four new works by its 2012 resident choreographers. Ellen Gerdes and Kilian Kröll attended, between them, four performances. They each wrote about the pieces, then mashed their words together.
January 25, 2012
Listening: Improvised Performances at Falls Bridge
The first of two evenings of improvised dancing from Falls Bridge.
January 18, 2012
An "Open House" for Up-and-Comers
"Open House" at the Performance Garage showcased the strength and diversity of six young companies.
January 17, 2012
Swimming in a world of Sleight
Kirsten Kaschock's enjoyable and multi-layered debut novel deserves multiple readings.
January 13, 2012
Art as homage is among the most purely driven forms, whether it be Bach’s musical devotion to his God, or Wim Wenders’ to Pina Bausch.
January 5, 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