Dressed in cream-colored pants, a crisp white shirt, sneakers, and big owlish spectacles with red plastic frames, Twyla Tharp played the professor in the first part of the 90-minute show.
Institute of Contemporary Art Boston
Places Please! looks at the backstage life and trauma of performers.
Local chauvinism aside, the evening was a diverse one, at least in terms of dance genres.
The nagging question: why didn’t the ICA didn’t create a building that offered options to be developed vertically?
Bill T. Jones considers himself an heir of the postmodern dancers.
Companhia de Dança of Rio de Janeiro applies a suggestion of narrative to the standard revue format..
The dancers in Yanira Castro’s company, a canary torsi, learned historically correct period movements.
I was not fully satisfied by the constraints of the exhibit, but I enjoyed seeing the work of those who made up the Black Mountain College community.
Other than a highway sign not much remains, but the artistic legacy of Black Mountain College is truly indelible.
Most of the piece was carefully engineered; it seemed more calculated than liberated