Alston Dance Company - 'Fever,' 'Shimmer,' 'Gypsy Mixture': Compositionally
by Dean Speer -- January 20, 2006, Meany
Hall, University of Washington, Seattle
I had heard of the Richard Alston Dance
Company solely by its good reputation, but had never seen them myself
, and so was particularly looking forward to their debut visit to
Kirov Ballet - 'Jewels'
by Catherine Pawlick -- January 15, 2006, Mariinsky Theatre, St. Petersburg
Adding brightness and vivacity to the stage, the sparkle of the Kirov’s “Jewels” on Sunday night was an apt choice that cured, for a few hours, the mid-season doldrums of an arctic winter.
Ballet du Grand Theatre de Geneve - 'Casse-Noisette'
by Kate Snedeker -- December 17-18, 2005, Batiment des Forces Motrices, Geneva
This Christmas, one of the best balletic presents was Benjamin Millepied’s brand new “Casse-Noisette” for the Ballet du Grand Theatre de Geneve. “Casse-Noisette” marks Millepied’s successful entrée into full-length ballets.
- 'Wild Blue Yonder'
by Dean Speer -- September 5, 2005, Bumbershoot Arts Festival,
Shen Wei Dance Arts - 'Connect Tranfer'
by Rosella Simonari -- November 26 , 2005 -- Teatro Rossini, Civitanova, Italy
by Sigrid Payne DaVeiga -- December 16, 2005, Academy of Music, Philadelphia
Pacific Northwest Ballet
by Dean Speer -- November 26, 2005, Marion Oliver McCaw Hall, Seattle
NY Butoh Festival
- Ko Murobushi & Edge Company - 'Handsome Blue Sky'; Akira Kasai - 'Flowers - Lovely Jean Paul'
by Alissa Cardone -- October 8 and 23, 2005, Japan Society and Theatre for the City, New York
- 'La Valse', 'Tanglewood', 'My Brother, My Sisters', 'Gloria'
by Ana Abad-Carles -- November 30, 2005, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Oregon Ballet Theatre
- ' Nutcracker'
by Dean Speer -- December 10, 2005, Keller Auditorium, Portland, Oregon
by Kate Snedeker -- December 13, 2005, Theatre Royal, Glasgow
Glover - 'Improvography' & 'Classical Savion'
by Lewis Whittington -- May 10-15 and
November 15, 2005, Merriam Theatre, Philadelphia, PA and Kimmel Center
for the Arts
2/17/06 - 3/26/06 -- Loyola University Museum of Arts, Chicago
Acclaimed film director and photographer, Carlos Saura, visually
captures in this exhibition of 90 black and white photographs
the world of Flamenco dance and music.