From the SF Bay Guardian.
Stephen Pelton Dance Theater
Violence looks lyrical and tenderness totters at the edge of the abyss
BY RITA FELCIANO
Tuesday June 3, 2008
PREVIEW Stephen Pelton's full-bodied and thoughtfully structured choreography fits his dancers like second skins. It's one of the most appealing aspects of the work from this longtime San Francisco artist who now spends half of his time in London. Another of his gifts is choosing music — whether it's Radiohead, Schubert, or Edith Piaf — that supports his purposes ever so smoothly.