Author archive for Deanne Gertner

  • Cruel Migration

    In her book, The Art of Cruelty, Maggie Nelson explores the “full-fledged assault on the barriers between art and life…

  • Photo by Debra Dean Photography. Image courtesy of Sonder.

    An Artist’s Coming of Age

    Ambition has reached a new peak in Denver’s performance community with Sonder, an immersive, professional dance theatre production created, produced…

  • Photo by Peter Strand. Image courtesy of Zikr Dance Ensemble.

    Seeing the Ancient Anew

    Zikr Dance investigates the sacred movement of ancient world cultures through a multi-faceted contemporary lens as dynamic and fluid as…

  • Four Seasons in One Night

    For a brand new ballet company, Ballet5280 sets a lofty goal to change the centuries-old notions of the “ideal” ballerina…

  • Photo by Charles Schinner for Gods and Monsters: An Odyssey. Image courtesy of 6Degrees Collaborative.

    Of Monsters and Men

    At its heart ambitious and earnest, 6Degrees Collaborative’s Gods and Monsters: An Odyssey at The Bug Theatre pulls inspiration from…

  • An Ode to the Sea

    3rd Law Dance/Theatre, a Boulder-based company known for its innovative use of technology and theatrical integrations, transforms motion into poetry…

  • High Tech

    On Saturday, November 19, 2016, the Newman Center for the Performing Arts turned high-tech with projection mapping, video loops, and…

  • Photos by Photo by Random Vision (Timothy Salaz). Images courtesy of Chase Evered.

    Chase Evered

      Union Station’s Mercantile was hopping the Friday before Easter. The drink and pastry Chase Evered ordered at the beginning…

  • Keep the Dance in SCFD.

    Election season means a plethora of political ads, attack campaigns, debates, and social media pontificating. The constant bombardment is daunting…

  • A Tour de Danse

    For the second time that day, I found myself transported from my all-too familiar surroundings to a world kissed with…