The coincidence of two Firebirds in one weekend suggested a Compare-and-Contrast exercise.
Marcia B. Siegel
The Bangs are masters in sending up the gelatinous sentimentality of popular culture, embracing it at the same time.
Josa-Jones is a unique mover, totally committed to her movement, and totally moving in every body part.
What interested me about Bitches Brew was the chance to discover how choreographer Karole Armitage re-rigs classical ballet steps.
Even the hippest of us can succumb to a deep longing for harmony, lush orchestration, and magic.
The dancers in Yanira Castro’s company, a canary torsi, learned historically correct period movements.
Twenty Looks has put a lot under its belt since Trajal Harrell began his research. It’s bigger now, but I’m not sure it’s any more profound.
Each piece was delivered in a different combination of popular dance and modern dance styles.
I’d seen all of these works on the Boston Ballet’s program once or twice in the past. They all seemed to improve with these additional viewings.
Koubi’s piece overturned expectations in so many ways it could be called innovative, groundbreaking.