The Commentary Corner

When it comes to dance commentary, Presenting Denver is in the know. The Commentary Corner gives you the 411 on the 303, for your local dance scene.

If you are seeking written performance coverage on The Commentary Corner from a Presenting Denver Ambassador Writer, please submit your upcoming professional dance performance event information to the Community Calendar and indicate your request for coverage in your calendar submission form. Please note our submission processes listed at the bottom of this page.

  • Impact Dance Company- Frida!

    IMPACT Dance Company http://impactdancecompany.com/ is a Fort Collins based modern dance theater company that utilizes text and multimedia elements to…

  • Keep the Dance in SCFD.

    Election season means a plethora of political ads, attack campaigns, debates, and social media pontificating. The constant bombardment is daunting…

  • Photo by Adam Riggs. Image courtesy of Life|Art Dance Ensemble.

    Performing Outside the Box

    Life|Art Dance Ensemble presents Out of Context What happens when you take dancers off the stage and an audience out…

  • Photo by Taylor Semin. Image courtesy of Control Group Productions.

    How do you do normal, again?

    Enter two-by-two into the darkness. Take small steps to ensure solid footing. The black will begin to cover you in…

  • NYC Dances in Denver

    DAMAGEDANCE presented its first Colorado Season opener, Transitions, October 14-15 at The Dairy Arts Center in Boulder. The emotive evening…

  • A Tour de Danse

    For the second time that day, I found myself transported from my all-too familiar surroundings to a world kissed with…

  • Maria Mosina and Alexei Tyukov and Artists of Colorado Ballet in Swan Lake. Photo by Mike Watson. Image courtesy of Colorado Ballet.

    A Luminous Swan Lake

    The alternately opulent and dreamy sets of the Colorado Ballet’s Swan Lake further transported an audience already somewhat separated from…

  • Arts Education in CO

    “Intrinsic: Access to the arts is intrinsic to a high quality of life.”—Oxford Dictionary Denver’s dancentric ascent onto the artistic…

  • MOMIX. Photo courtesy of Newman Center Presents

    Sand Crabs and Cacti

    Founded in 1980 under the artistic direction of Moses Pendleton, MOMIX hit the stage last night for its opening night…

  • Star Struck

    Last Saturday, with the bite of fall in the air, the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities’ outdoor amphitheater…

  • Control Group Presents Wholeness

    Control Group Productions is not your grandmama’s dance company, Denver.  It is, in fact …” a creative platform for live…

  • Photo credit Kevin Jarvies. Image courtesy of Choreographers Collective.

    Choreo Collective Creates Community

    Saturday, August 6th 2016 was a perfect summer night for the Denver urban weller to venture out to see a…

  • Denver’s Global Celebration of Dance

    In a time of recurring global crisis, Cleo Parker Robinson’s Mile High Dance Festival was a welcome reminder that peaceful…

  • Demiurge Plaza Installation

    Summer of Dance

    Despite the off season, dance aficionados still have something to celebrate with Dance! A Summer of Movement & Rhythm, which…

  • Photo by Peter Strand. Image courtesy of Zikr Dance Ensemble

    Sacred Be the Dance

    Classical ballet and sacred, spiritual-based dance may not appear to have much in common at first glance, but Denver’s Zikr…

  • Females in Flux

    On Sunday, May 15 at The Savoy at Curtis Park, Whitney Waugh Dance Company completed its world-premiere weekend of FLUX.…

  • Lovely Limbs

    The esteemed Hannah Kahn Dance Company performed Limb Song and Other Dances on May 6th and 7th, 2016, at the…

  • Local Student Ballet Competition

    Ballet is hard. Just watch a room packed with 10 and 11 year old aspiring ballerinas trying to execute the…

  • Dust to Dust

    Wonderbound has set the bar high the past few years, taking on ever-increasing artistic challenges: collaborating with the Lighthouse Writer’s…

  • Dancing in the Dark

    I’m taking an Experimental/Hybrid Forms class at Lighthouse Writer’s Workshop, and after three classes, I’ve learned one thing about nontraditional…

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Submission Process: Due to high demand, Presenting Denver will no longer be accepting press releases from organizations or individuals seeking professional dance performance or special story coverage from The Commentary Corner. To be considered, please contact Presenting Denver by submitting your professional dance performance event to the Community Calendar and indicate your request for coverage in your calendar submission. After consideration, Presenting Denver will reach out to selected individuals or organizations. We require 4-6 weeks notice prior to all professional dance performances. If selected, Presenting Denver requests 2 comp tickets for an Ambassador Writer’s attendance and 1-3 images with photo credits provided prior to your professional dance performance. The lead image for the article must be formatted as 600 x 400. Some articles may require in-person or phone interviews. Those will be coordinated on a case-by-case basis.

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