The Commentary Corner

  • A Once and Future Art

    The world of commissioned by Control Group Productions and directed by Kate Speer, combines performance, visual art, and…

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  • Photo by Heather Gray. Image courtesy of Wild Heart Dance.

    A Sojourn Through Life

    It is a sign of depth and soul when a performance haunts your dreams. The journey that Wild Heart Dance…

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  • Keigwin + Company. Photo by Erin Baiano. Image courtesy of Lakewood Cultural Center.

    K+C Celebrate Bernstein

    Lakewood Cultural Center welcomed Keigwin and Company to the stage for K+C Celebrate Bernstein on Thursday, February 8, 2018.  The…

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  • Yosvani Ramos and Sharon Wehner by Mike Watson. Image courtesy of Colorado Ballet.

    Violent Delight

    Friday, February 16, opening night for Colorado Ballet’s Romeo and Juliet  at the Ellie Caulkins Theater proved crowded and full…

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  • Denver Ballet Theatre’s Nut

    The Nutcracker is a familiar holiday favorite for many, with recognizable music and a well-known storyline. However, like the snowflakes…

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  • Cruel Migration

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

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  • Photo by Scott McCormick of McCormick Photos and Design. Image courtesy of Lost Walks.

    Beauty of the Beast

    Denver band Lost Walks, a kind of project-based local supergroup, performed their gothic rock opera Wolf, Woman, Man to a…

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  • Photo by Denver Dance Photography. Image courtesy of Whitney Waugh Dance.

    The Human Condition

    Whitney Waugh Dance has burst onto the Denver dance scene this year as a force to be reckoned with. Our…

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  • The Nutcracker. Sharon Wehner and Yosvani Ramos. Photo by Mike Watson. Image courtesy of Colorado Ballet.

    Colorado Ballet’s The Nutcracker

    For the professional dancers who endure countless iterations and performances of The Nutcracker over the courses of their careers, the…

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  • Photo by Eli Akerstein. Image courtesy of Boulder Ballet.

    While Visions Danced

    The Christmas season has commenced. The velvet tunics, bows and ballet slippers have graced the stage. Friday, November 24 kicked…

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