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Rather than hunting animals, she should be hunting all of the young men that are after her underage daughters.
By SARA FAITH ALTERMAN | November 26, 2008
It's hard not to enjoy a rousing production of Oklahoma!, for more reasons than any musical needs in order to get audiences smiling and humming afterward. URI Theatre is pleasing those familiar with the classic and winning new fans with a production (through November 23) that just can't stop moving.
URI heads to Oklahoma!
By BILL RODRIGUEZ | November 19, 2008
Philadanco at the ICA
The four pieces on the program that Philadanco brought for its Boston debut last weekend at the Institute for Contemporary Art were all-dance numbers showcasing a troupe of highly polished, supercharged dancers.
By MARCIA B. SIEGEL | November 18, 2008
Boston Conservatory and BoSoma make dance work hard
Martha Graham’s Steps in the Street doesn’t look anything like a dance of the 21st century, but at the end of Boston Conservatory’s fall program last weekend it fit right in.
By MARCIA B. SIEGEL | November 17, 2008
Fusionworks contemplates spirituality
Although the annual fall concert by Fusionworks Dance Company has not been given a title that ties the dances together, director/choreographer Deb Meunier has noticed a theme emerging from the repertory pieces and premiere works that will be presented.
By JOHNETTE RODRIGUEZ | November 12, 2008
Festival Ballet’s “Up CLOSE, on HOPE”
What began as a way to give audiences a closer look at its dancers and choreographers an opportunity to showcase new work has become an integral part of Festival Ballet Providence’s season: the “Up CLOSE, on HOPE” series.
By JOHNETTE RODRIGUEZ | November 05, 2008
It takes two to tango, but apparently only one to lead a good Lindy Hop
Guys just start dancing, and gals — no matter how many women's-studies classes they took in college — have to counter with appropriate reflexes.
By CHRIS FARAONE AND SARA FAITH ALTERMAN | November 14, 2008
Momix bring their best to FirstWorks
Writing about the dance troupe Momix is as tricky as describing effervescence
By JOHNETTE RODRIGUEZ | November 04, 2008
Bill T. Jones and Celtic Tap at the ICA
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company’s Another Evening: Serenade/The Proposition is an elegant layering of dance, design, music, and words.
By MARCIA B. SIEGEL | October 28, 2008
The emotional gamut of Festival Ballet’s Giselle
She is Giselle, the peasant girl of Adolph Adam’s ballet, and she’ll come to the VMA Arts & Cultural Center once again via Festival Ballet Providence.
By JOHNETTE RODRIGUEZ | October 22, 2008
James Kudelka’s Cinderella at Boston Ballet
Sergei Prokofiev’s two classical ballets invariably find Boston Ballet playing the dating game.
By JEFFREY GANTZ | October 22, 2008
Boston Ballet’s third ‘Night of Stars’
Maybe it’s the economy, but Boston Ballet’s third-annual season-opening gala was a sober evening, without the orchestral overture that graced the first two affairs.
By JEFFREY GANTZ | October 17, 2008
Paula Hunter’s off-kilter world
Paula Hunter gets under your skin.
By JOHNETTE RODRIGUEZ | October 09, 2008
Sara Hook at Harvard
Sara Hook explains the title of her cabaret piece Salad Days as a reference to youth and indiscretion.
By MARCIA B. SIEGEL | October 01, 2008
Island Moving Co.’s Open for Dancing
Appropriately titled Open for Dancing , this event brings in three choreographers to do site-specific dances at three Newport spots, in collaboration with artists.
By JOHNETTE RODRIGUEZ | September 17, 2008
This fall’s offerings of dance performances have an international flavor, as well as featuring the talents of Rhody-grown dance groups.
By JOHNETTE RODRIGUEZ | September 10, 2008
Dance around town
Dance highlights from the fall season.
By DEBRA CASH | September 11, 2008
Keigwin + Company bring the elements to Jacob’s Pillow
Larry Keigwin’s genial take on the perennially popular theme of the four elements (water, fire, earth, air) didn’t add anything profound to the cosmic intelligence.
By MARCIA B. SIEGEL | September 02, 2008
Aspen Santa Fe at Jacob’s Pillow
Aspen Santa Fe Ballet’s program at Jacob’s Pillow last week sampled four choreographers while showing off the dynamic 11-member company.
By MARCIA B. SIEGEL | September 02, 2008
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