"Danspace Project" tag
Nicholas Strafaccia, Gerald Casel and Samuel Wentz in Fluster.© Tim Russell. (Click image for larger version)

GERALDCASELDANCE – Cover Your Mouth When You Smile, Thirdperson, Fluster – San Francisco

★★★✰✰   Evaluating works in progress is a peculiar exercise. Without knowing what parts of a dance are complete or still conceptual, or where they fit within the context of a larger yet to be created piece a review is a guessing game.

Unspecified work in Gemma Bond's Harvest bill.© Kathryn Wirsing. (Click image for larger version)

Gemma Bond – Harvest: Being, Manner, Depuis le Jour, Then and Again – New York

★★★✰✰ ” Bond’s strength, for now, lies in a kind of old-fashioned insistence on beauty and her ability to coax sensitive, generous performances out of her dancers.”

Tristan Koepke, Dustin Maxwell and Dolo McComb in Chris Schlichting's Stripe Tease.© Tom Brazil, courtesy Danspace Project. (Click image for larger version)

Chris Schlichting / Danspace Project – Stripe Tease – New York

The Walker Art Center classifies Schlichting’s work as ‘movement art,’ and there does seem to be some truth in this.

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