Here was another (all-too) typical example of ballet companies reinforcing a patriarchy that hardly reflects the number of women in their ranks.
Boston Dance Theater’s four pieces seemed to counter female stereotypes but raised limited alternatives.
Places Please! looks at the backstage life and trauma of performers.
Sutra was a curious mix of reverence and virtuosity, lavish movement and intricate music — over an hour’s worth of changing forms. I found it intriguing and untrackable.
This is sweet and haunting music; and, like rose oil, it lingers.
In both pieces on the ODC/Dance program, serious ideas underlay a lush movement language adorned with striking scenic effects.
Companhia de Dança of Rio de Janeiro applies a suggestion of narrative to the standard revue format..
MOMIX proffers something for everyone: acrobatics, dance, theatre, and delightful visual deception.
The Golden Dragon Acrobats’ Cirque Zíva is part dance, part acrobatics, and 100 percent spectacle.
One of the reasons audiences and funders love Kyle Abraham’s work is that the layered landscapes of his dances resonate with the fraught conditions outside the theatre.