“Why did it happen?” is the central question in Julia Rhoads and Leslie Buxbaum Danzig’s dance-theater piece, where “it” is a moving target.
Expect to have fun at Thank You for Coming: Play.
The dancer-choreographer’s latest solo work is fraught with duality.
The company and its offshoot Tango 21 Dance Theater preserve the Argentine form.
Set to Sufjan Stevens, the dancer-choreographer’s Year of the Rabbit lives up to the program’s title.
The rounded shapes and rolling motions of Molly Shanahan’s new solo piece, My Name Is a Blackbird, remind me of Merce Cunningham—though they bear no resemblance to his spiky, tense forms. Both choreographers create a dreamy, trancelike state, allowing the viewer to zone in and out of the performance, switching between focused perception and meditation. […]
A happy marriage between live blues and modern dance can’t involve swishy arm waving in the Jules Feiffer cartoon mode. But the pairing works if the choreographer is willing to indulge in some quirks, as Hedwig Dances artistic director Jan Bartoszek does in Blues Dances. Noted Chicago pianist Erwin Helfer and saxophonist John Brumbach provide […]
Choreographer Brian Jeffery gets less ephemeral