Monthly Archives: May 2009

Groundworks dances Shimotakahara, Garfield, and Niehoff

Artistic Director David Shimotakahara presented his Circadian, set to swelling, repeating chords in Gustavo Aguilar’s hypnotic music. Dancers Amy Miller and Damien Highfield seemed to move with the rhythms associated with the earth’s rotation, for which the piece is named. … Continue reading

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19th Annual Ballet Builders Showcase

Thank goodness for New Choreographers on Point (NCOP) and their Ballet Builders showcases. As co-founder Mike Kraus pointed out in his opening remarks, there are myriad showcases in New York City for modern choreography, but precious few opportunities for would-be … Continue reading

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Dana Tai Soon Burgess & Company

A friend and I have a theory that the better a dance sounds in verbal explanation, or on the printed page of a grant application, the less likely it is to be entertaining to watch. In the question and answer … Continue reading

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