The Commentary Corner

  • Artists of Colorado Ballet by Mike Watson. Image courtesy of Colorado Ballet.

    Wizard of Oz

    As the theatre of the Ellie Caulkins Opera House filled with guests of Colorado Ballet on the evening of February…

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  • Photo by Stan Obert. Courtesy of Nu-World Contemporary Danse Theatre.

    Emotions Run High

    With a tagline like “Connecting to the power within,” it’s no wonder that Nu-World Contemporary Danse Theatre creates deeply emotional…

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  • T2 Dance Project. Photo by Jamie Kraus Photography. Courtesy of T2 Dance Project

    Versatility Dance Festival

    The Versatility Dance Festival made its premier in Colorado at Boulder’s Dairy Arts Center on January 12th. The festival was…

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  • 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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