Author archive for Deanne Gertner

  • Sandra Minton

    DEVOTED TO DANCE EDUCATION Sandra Minton’s dance education career began in high school in the basement-cum-studio her father built where…

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  • Raising the Bar

    What is a Stanford law school graduate doing running a university performing arts center? Creating one of the most innovative art programs…

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  • Davis Contemporary Dance’s “A Summer Night of Dance”

    Back after a four-season hiatus, Davis Contemporary Dance (DCD) is back on the stage at the Mizel Arts & Culture Center’s Elaine Wolf Theatre…

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  • Athleticism and Grace at the Newman Center

    I love watching Olympians compete for not only their athleticism but also for their shear grace, how easy and effortless…

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  • Still Going Strong

    Hannah Kahn Dance Company’s Follow presents thirty-five years’ worth of choreography in a two-hour span at the Cleo Parker Robinson Theater. As anyone…

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  • Apex Dance’s “Pixelated”

    The best word to describe Apex Dance’s latest multimedia performance at The Dairy Center for the Arts in Boulder, Pixelated? Ambitious. That’s ambitious for a…

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  • Rachael Kras

    DESIGNING WOMAN: RACHAEL KRAS, WONDERBOUND COSTUME DESIGNER Marie Antoinette is known for several things –gravity-defying powdered coiffures, lavish tastes, a…

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  • Wonderbound’s “Winter”: A Delight for the Senses

    Alternatingly cozy, sexy, whimsical, frightening, haunting and down-right gorgeous, Wonderbound’s multi-sensory, immersive production, Winter, will have you asking, “Tchaikovsky who? Nutcracker what?” Wonderbound…

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  • Life|Art Dance Ensemble Jam Session #5

    Since 2009, Life|Art Dance has collaborated with other artists while also engaging the low-income senior citizen population. Life|Art Dance Ensemble’s Jam…

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  • “Ojo: the threshold” – Syzygy Butoh, Ana Baer-Carillo, Kim Olson/Sweet Edge Dance

    There’s something about an intimate performance that compels you, sinks into you like no traditional stage performance can. It might…

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