The Commentary Corner

  • Divisions | Flobots and Wonderbound | Photo by Amanda Tipton. Image courtesy of Wonderbound.

    Rattle the cage

    I wanna speak less because I am choosing to see. See the diversity, the spectacle, the candor, madness and grace…

  • Black Grace. Photo courtesy of Newman Center Presents

    Ardor and Sweat

    To a nearly sold out audience, Black Grace commanded The Robert and Judi Newman Center on Wednesday, April 5, 2017.…

  • Nutrition tips for an active dancer

    Nutrition is often a tricky subject to broach. Every body has different needs,  likes and taste palettes.  A balanced diet…

  • All finalists receive performance awards that can be used to further their dance education. Here, the top three winners in Category II (ages 12-13) receive their awards. At center is Lydia Foley, winner of the 1st Place Award in her age category and the David Parvin Award for Outstanding Young Artist. Photo: Kathy Wells.

    Ballet Students Shine at Local Competition

    “The best thing for a young ballet student to do is search for your own excellence and never stop searching.…

  • Photo by Francisco Estevez. Image courtesy of Cindy Brandle Dance Company.

    What’s Beneath

    Viewers of Revealed, the new work by Cindy Brandle Dance Company, first see seated dancers’ backs as they and we…

  • Image courtesy of Newman Center Presents.

    Eleven Dancers Dancing

    The Aspen Santa Fe Ballet put on an exquisite, diverse performance on January 25, 2017, at the Newman Center for…

  • 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…

  • Different is Good

    The Boulder Ballet performs three contemporary world premieres at the Dairy Arts Center February 17, 18 and 19, 2017. The…

  • A Dangerous Liaison

    Wonderbound presents A Dangerous Liaison!  Sill-Terhar Motors sponsors the production, which runs February 10-19, 2017 at the Pinnacle Performing Arts…

  • In the Land of the Sweets

    The Friday, December 23, 2016 matinee of the Denver Ballet Theatre’s Nutcracker at the Newman Center of the Performing Arts…