★★★✰✰ "Sometimes, American Ballet Theatre is a conundrum... The repertory can be so uneven that from one day to the next, one’s opinion of the entire company shifts."
Tag - Darrell Grand Moultrie
Susanna Sloat talks to Ayodele Casel and Torya Beard, co-curators of NY's Little Island Dance Festival, about the festival and their wider work in and around dance.
Featuring performance by Dorrance Dance, Contra Tiempo, Ballet Hispanico, Brian Brooks / Moving Company, Archie Burnett, Dallas Black Dance Theatre, LaTasha Barnes, STREB Extreme Action and Boston Ballet, Houston Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet appearing under the banner Ballet Coast to Coast.
★★★★✰ Featuring dancers and works from Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, New York City Ballet, Dance Theatre of Harlem, American Ballet Theatre and Ballet Hispanico...
★★★★✰ Jamar Roberts' Ode was the centerpiece and the highlight of the company’s performance, which also included Aszure Barton’s Busk (a company premiere) and Darrell Grand Moultrie’s Ounce of Faith (a premiere).
★★★★✰ Having watched the company since childhood, I find it is impossible not to instantly appreciate the sheer beauty and energy they radiate...
★★★✰✰ Light on tap and heavy on concept, the show is inspired by an imaginary conversation between Glover and Gregg Burge – a multi-talented artist lost too young (23 years ago this 4 July) to brain cancer.
Chamber Dance Project is essentially what it says on the tin: a small dance troupe which performs to live chamber music.
The Smuin Ballet’s current season, Spring Bouquet, has one remarkable flower at its center. The ballet’s title, Petal, hardly does it justice in this metaphor since the work is far beyond the sum of its botanical parts.