Lydia Johnson Dance
By Elizabeth McPherson -- April 4, 2008, The Ailey Citigroup Theatre, New York
Lydia Johnson Dance presented four dances in their annual New York season, each work choreographed by Johnson, who blends ballet technique with a contemporary sensibility.
Dances from the Garden -- The Carolyn Dorfman Dance Company, Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company, The American Repertory Ballet Company
By Marshall Huntenberger -- March 4, 2004, State Theatre, New Brunswick, New Jersey
"Dances From The Garden” was accurately billed as “an evening of dance with three accomplished New Jersey dance ensembles.” Three independent dance troupes performed their individual brands of dance and performance art. The actual presentation was in a different order from the program and which ended up being a very smart change.
American Repertory Ballet -- Graham Lustig's "The Shrew," Dominique Dumais' "a part between parts," and Kirk Peterson's "Fandango Furiouso"
By Stephen E. Arnold -- May 8-13, 2001, Joyce Theatre, New York
As if to shake the sleepiness out of the afternoon, the program given by the American Repertory Ballet at the Joyce Theatre at the Sunday matinee embraced a whirlwind.
Cool New York Dance Festival at White Wave
SWEAT Modern Dance Series at DeBaun Auditorium
By Cecly Placenti -- January 26 and 28, 2006, White Wave and DeBaun Auditorium, New York
Winter may be a time of rest and stillness in nature, but it is just the opposite in the New York City area dance scene. With dozens of companies to choose from, the season is rich with both fresh and established talent. From January 25th until February 5th, White Wave hosted the Cool New York Dance Festival as part of New York City's three-week long celebration of arts and parks events.
Princeton Dance and Theater Studio -- An Interview with Susan Jaffe and Risa Kaplowitz
By Catherine Pawlick
Sometimes big projects start from simple ideas between good friends. That was the case for the new Princeton Dance and Theater Studio, brainchild of Risa Gary Kaplowitz, (former principal dancer with Dayton Ballet, Manhattan Ballet and company member of Houston Ballet) and close friend Susan Jaffe (former principal dancer with American Ballet Theater).