Oyster is always what you expect Cirque du Soleil to be, but rarely is. Without apparatus, or specialty international acts, what this troupe of eight dancers and four character performers create really gives Cirque a run for their theatrical money.... a classic for all time.
Author - Lewis Whittington
Lewis Whittington's articles on the performing arts have appeared in several publications, including the Philadelphia Inquirer, City Paper, The Advocate, Pointe, Dance Magazine, Metro and Balletco. Lewis is based in Philadelphia.
Philadelphia’s dance community and a legion of dance fans have been filling the Merriam Theater this week to catch the final performances of Pennsylvania Ballet Principal Riolama Lorenzo. Pushing Boundaries is great programming to mark the occasion and to show the future of this company, going into its 50th season next year. Rio, as she is affectionately known, started out as a member of NYCB...