The Commentary Corner

  • Photo by David Andrews. Courtesy of Hannah Kahn Dance Company.

    Hannah Kahn’s Closing In

    After seeing Hannah Kahn Dance Company’s shows over the years, there are things I’ve come to expect: lyrical movement, athletic…

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  • Photo by Miranda Fan. Courtesy of Nosilla Dance Project.

    Life in a Day

    Who knew chores could be so…entertaining? Alli Jones and the Nosilla Dance Project certainly seem to think so! A real-life…

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  • Photo by Patrick Mueller. Courtesy of Control Group Productions.

    Flight of Fancy

    As a setting for a dance performance, the Stanley Marketplace and its surroundings cannot be beat with its mash-up of…

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  • Robert Sher-Machherndl in performance, Lemon Sponge Cake Contemporary Ballet. Photography: David Andrews. Courtesy of Lemon Sponge Cake Contemporary Ballet.

    Goner

    As a kid, I would often hear my dad say, “Tree? Tree? Gone, gone, gone.” He’d say it to my…

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  • Doina Florea as Molly Brown at a suffrage meeting. Photo by David Andrews. Courtesy of Ballet Ariel.

    Ballet Ariel’s Molly Brown

    Our attention was drawn to a familiar but larger-than-life shape as we entered the aging Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Theatre…

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  • Photo by John Ramer Photography. Courtesy of ethereum dance co.

    A Mystical Stroll

    When Ethereum Dance Co. invited its patrons to “take a stroll with us…through the Labyrinth,” there was nothing figurative or…

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  • Love of Culture

    The Cleo Parker Robinson Dance (CPRD) Ensemble’s production of Carmen, along with two other world premier productions, Uprooted: Pero Replantado…

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  • Growing Up

    According to concept director, producer, choreographer and performer Gwendolyn Hope Gussman, Nourishment is “a series of immersive and site-specific performances…

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  • Image by and courtesy of Cindy Brandle Dance Company.

    Dance as GPS

        Cindy Brandle Dance Company’s (CBDC’s) The Process of Navigation (or how to move through life relatively intact) April…

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  • Ballet Ariel Dancers in Ballerinas by Degas. Photo by David Andrews. Courtesy of Ballet Ariel.

    Ballet Ariel Denver

    Reinvention of the classical was the theme of Appalachian Spring & Ballerinas by Degas presented by Ballet Ariel, a Denver…

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