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Limon Dance Company :'Evensong,' 'Chaconne,' 'Angelitos Negros,' 'Phantasy Quintet,' 'Psalm': No Finer Example
By Cecly Placenti - September 23, 2004, Joyce Theatre, New York
Fifty-eight years after its inception, the Limon Company continues to be a powerful force in the dance community, surviving changing movement fashions and economies. It is the company's emphasis on dramatic expression, nuanced and expansive movement, and the human soul that makes this possible.
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Limon Dance Company - A newbie's view of Limon
By Mary Ellen Hunt - January 26, 2004, Cowell Theater at Fort Mason Center, San Francisco
The 57-year old Limon Dance Company brought a historical whiff to an appreciative audience at the Cowell Theater in San Francisco with a program of works spanning some 37 years that ranged from classics such as "Psalm" and "The Unsung" to the more recent "Phantasy Quintet."
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Pacific Northwest Ballet - American Repertory: Fully Committed
By Dean Speer - Aprll 16, 2005, McCaw Hall, Seattle
Pacific Northwest Ballet's retiring Artistic Directors, Kent Stowell and Francia Russell, have long been committed to commissioning and presenting new works or works that have been premieres to Seattle audiences.
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The Limón Dance Company - Profoundly Human
By Elizabeth McPherson - November 21, 2006, Joyce Theatre, New York City
The Limón Dance Company is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year. The series of performances running from November 14-26, 2006 at The Joyce Theatre in New York City celebrate the company and its founders with revivals of Doris Humphrey and José Limón’s choreographic works. Also included in the series of performances is a newly commissioned dance by Lar Lubovitch titled "Recordare".
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University of Washington Chamber Dance Company
By Dean Speer - February 2, 2006, Meany Hall Theatre, Seattle
Every once in a while, you come across a showing of work that impels one to shout out, “Go see it! Now!!” The Univ. of Washington’s Chamber Dance Company has ginned up such a concoction...
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Limon Dance Company - Looking Back and Moving Forward
By Cecly Placenti - November 22, 2006, Joyce Theatre, New York
Every once in awhile it is important to look back, to check in with the sources in order to better understand how we got where we are today. This goes for everything in art: movies, music, visual art, theatre, and dance.
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Farukh Ruzimatov Gala Performance
By Catherine Pawlick - March 24, 2006, Mariinksy Theatre, St. Petersburg, Russia
In Jose Limon’s “The Moor’s Pavane”, he was joined by Charles Jude, Viviana Franciosi and Stephanie Roublot of the Bordeaux Ballet in a dance-mime exhibition of Othello’s storyline.
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in our forums

Is LIMON work a 'technique'?
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Let me have another think about it. Maybe I am arguing that Limon is a technique because I personally love it so much!!!"
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Limon Dance Company 2004-2005
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The current season at the Joyce features Extreme Beauty, a quintet for women choreographed by Susanne Linke, a singular German performer and dance maker who can trace her artistic ancestry directly to the legendary Expressionists Mary Wigman and Kurt Jooss."
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Jose Limon Dance Company 2003-04
"It was wonderful. I loved "Unsung." I told Azlan at the intermission that I wished they were doing a comparable piece for the women, and he told me that "Unsung" was set on women somewhere, but I didn't catch where.
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Jose Limon Dance Company through 2002-03 Season
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Moor's Pavanne is truly one of the masterpieces of modern dance. A re-telling of Shakespearse's Othello story."
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Limon on Film
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Ann Vachon, choreographer and professor at Temple University, Pa., had been unable to find a video on Mexican-American modern dancer and choreographer Jose Limon (1908-72) to use in a dance-history class she was teaching."
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