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 concert 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.

  • Dog Dance

    Silence hummed in the tiny, dim FloorSpaceStudio as Joanna began to move slowly with intense deliberation. When an iPhone buzzed…

  • Visions of Sugarplums

    DENVER DOES THE NUTCRACKER Like the Colorado Symphony performing Handel’s Messiah, the floats of the 9News Parade of Lights, and…

  • Granny’s Got a Groove

    Upon entering the packed lobby of the Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Theatre Saturday night for the opening performance of Granny…

  • A Bitter Sweet

    3rd LAW DANCE/THEATER’S “AUTHENTIC REPRODUCTION” Challenging the over-valuing of televised or digital presentations of music, theater, and dance, 3rd Law…

  • A Community “Convergence” at a Crossroads

    Convergence was an evening of local community dance hosted by Life/Art Dance Ensemble at the Crossroads Theater, in Denver, CO.…

  • Taking a Chance to Dance

    On Saturday, November 7 at the Ellie Caulkins Studio Loft, Denver Arts &Venues and Bringing Back the Arts hosted Chance…

  • Romantic and Revolutionary

    “BALLET FANTASTIQUE” REFERENCES AND TWEAKS Delusions of Grandeur Productions’ fourth outing, Ballet Fantastique (October 16th, 17th, 23rd, and 24th at…

  • Come and Dance!

    FREE COMMUNITY DANCE EVENTS THIS FALL “Dance is fun. And the cool thing about dance is that you can do…

  • Boulder, CO Does the Tango

    Last weekend, from Oct 2-4, 2015, was the 6 Boulder Tango Festival, held at the Avalon Ballroom. The festival was…

  • The Seven Deadly (Funny) Sins

    Emblazoned across the red velvet curtain at Pinnacle Charter School’s Performing Arts Complex is the phrase “’Til Death Do Us…

  • The Fractal Tribe’s “Sub Rosa” Wows and Satisfies

    Rethink your idea of circus. Here’s why. A hot bunch of serious Front Range freaks is bringing it in a…

  • White Mirror

    On Sunday night, as the cloud-covered slate gray sky bruised to eggplant, Denver witnessed its first city-commissioned site-specific public dance…

  • Hear My Soul Speak

    Hear my soul speak: The very instant that I saw you, did My heart fly to your service. – Shakespeare’s…

  • A Living Legend

      What makes a legend? Studying under other legends such as Merce Cunningham and Martha Graham? Choreographing one hundred-sixty works,…

  • Danse Etoile Celebrates Dance and Music

    Danse Etoile’s season opener this year, Celebrate Dance and Music 2015, was like a variety dance show that included live…

  • Colorado’s Choreographer Talent Pool Grows

    An even playing field in ballet? We’ve all seen Black Swan, to even consider cordial and open spaces among ballerinas…

  • Faeries, Dreamers, Lovers, & Bodies

    COLORADO BALLET’S “AN EVENING UNDER THE STARS” Attending Colorado Ballet’s 2015-16 season opener, “An Evening Under the Stars,” gave me the opportunity…

  • Moved to Words by “Moved Beyond Words”

    When I arrived, the lobby outside the Irey Theatre on CU’s Boulder Campus was buzzing with excitement and people. It took some…

  • Movement Explodes Another Barrier

    PERFORMANCES OF THE 2015 AERIAL DANCE FESTIVAL As dance, in general, pushes the physical boundaries of what the human body…

  • Afro-Brazilian Moves the Denver Dance Floor

    The only things I know about Brazil, I learned from capoeira. In the roda each capoeirista takes turns dancing, playing…

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