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.

  • The Human Magic of “The Untruth i Wore” by the Schiff Dance Collective

    A thick scattering of papers describes a wide oval on the stage at the Dairy Center for the Arts on…

  • No Floppy Duck Syndrom Here

    Friday, April 17, 2015 at the Pinnacle Charter School Performing Arts Center, Wonderbound in collaboration with Chimney Choir brought down the house. But before…

  • Still Going Strong

    Hannah Kahn Dance Company’s Follow presents thirty-five years’ worth of choreography in a two-hour span at the Cleo Parker Robinson Theater. As anyone…

  • Denver Ballet Guild Young Dancers Competition

      A few names stand out in the world of ballet competitions, like the Youth America Grand Prix and the…

  • What Color Are Your Glasses?

    When we view things, we see them through a lens – a rose colored hue or tinged with ash or…

  • The Colorado Ballet’s Dancers Shine in “Ballet MasterWorks”

    The Colorado Ballet Corps de Ballet and soloists Maria Mosina, Sharon Wehner, and Alexei Tyukov executed Balanchine’s choreography with admirable proficiency and vivacity in the first…

  • More Than Before

    BRIAH DANSE ADDS TO THE CONVERSATION OF FRONT RANGE MOVEMENT The debut performances of the sparkling new company BRIAH DANSE under the…

  • Let’s Go!

    Synchronized sinew teamed with live strings sinuous on the stage supporting polemic conversations and egregious action. Bill T Jones/Arnie Zane Dance…

  • Performance over Conformance

    The conceptual breadth of Control Group Production’s Salon series is formidable, and well reflected in its multifarious applications, but finding an entry…

  • Apex Dance’s “Pixelated”

    The best word to describe Apex Dance’s latest multimedia performance at The Dairy Center for the Arts in Boulder, Pixelated? Ambitious. That’s ambitious for a…

  • An Innovative Risk: Avatar Movement Dance Company’s “The Nightmare Before Christmas”

    Adapting Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas is an ambitious undertaking. The members of AMDC pull it off because of their ability to…

  • Wonderbound’s “Winter”: A Delight for the Senses

    Alternatingly cozy, sexy, whimsical, frightening, haunting and down-right gorgeous, Wonderbound’s multi-sensory, immersive production, Winter, will have you asking, “Tchaikovsky who? Nutcracker what?” Wonderbound…

  • …and visions of sugar plums danced in their heads…

    The Lakewood Cultural Center was a buzz with activity last night preceding and following Ballet Ariel’s 7p performance of The Nutcracker.  Children, grandparents, parents…

  • Life|Art Dance Ensemble Jam Session #5

    Since 2009, Life|Art Dance has collaborated with other artists while also engaging the low-income senior citizen population. Life|Art Dance Ensemble’s Jam…

  • Her Belongings Were All She Had

    The process and development of projekt move’s silent move challenges to reveal the space between leaving and arriving, according to their website. The dance…

  • Thunder Rumbles Under Heaven

    Last night, the Newman Center at DU shook, shifted and rumbled to the movements of Beijing Dance/LDTX. Kicking it off with two dancers…

  • The Human Toll of War Examined in 3rd Law Dance/Theater’s “Wanderer”

    Some aspects of war are difficult to dispute. People die; people are hurt in body and in mind, on and…

  • “Ojo: the threshold” – Syzygy Butoh, Ana Baer-Carillo, Kim Olson/Sweet Edge Dance

    There’s something about an intimate performance that compels you, sinks into you like no traditional stage performance can. It might…

  • Dracula – Frightfully Entertaining

    In true dia de los muertos form, the Colorado Ballet delivered a standing round of applause for its matinee rendition of Dracula at the Ellie Caulkins…

  • Enduring Grace

    André Breton claimed the Surrealist movement a revolution. This unlocking of the imagination created pathways for artists and writers to push beyond the…

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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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