Author archive for W. Celeste Davis Stragand

  • Let’s Go!

    Synchronized sinew teamed with live strings sinuous on the stage supporting polemic conversations and egregious action. Bill T Jones/Arnie Zane Dance…

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  • …and visions of sugar plums danced in their heads…

    The Lakewood Cultural Center was a buzz with activity last night preceding and following Ballet Ariel’s 7p performance of The Nutcracker.  Children, grandparents, parents…

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  • Her Belongings Were All She Had

    The process and development of projekt move’s silent move challenges to reveal the space between leaving and arriving, according to their website. The dance…

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  • Thunder Rumbles Under Heaven

    Last night, the Newman Center at DU shook, shifted and rumbled to the movements of Beijing Dance/LDTX. Kicking it off with two dancers…

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  • Sarah Leversee

    ARTIVIST – A PERSON WHO CHANGES THE WORLD BY PENETRATING THE COLLECTIVE CONSCIOUSNESS   Art is why I get up…

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  • Dracula – Frightfully Entertaining

    In true dia de los muertos form, the Colorado Ballet delivered a standing round of applause for its matinee rendition of Dracula at the Ellie Caulkins…

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  • Enduring Grace

    André Breton claimed the Surrealist movement a revolution. This unlocking of the imagination created pathways for artists and writers to push beyond the…

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  • Dana Benton

    THERE’S BLOOD AND EVERYTHING Hired straight from a video audition, Dana Benton has been a Colorado Ballet staple for 14 seasons. Originally…

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  • Sarah Tallman

    WHATEVER HAPPENS IN THIS SPACE FEELS LIKE MAGIC When someone loves her job, you can feel it. When the energy…

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  • Kim Olson

    “BETWEEN WHAT IS AND CAN BE” Kim Olson/SWEET EDGE seeks to create urgent, authentic impact. Working as a puppet master, she…

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