Author archive for Deanne Gertner

  • Photo by Heather Gray. Courtesy of jk-co.

    A Female Perspective

    On Saturday, September 7, 2019, six female dancers and choreographers from across the country—Denver, Houston, Miami, and New York—came together…

  • Triangle in a Cube

    Lemon Sponge Cake Ballet creates a four-dimensional matryoshka doll with the May 23rd world premiere of Juliet, performing inside a…

  • Photo by Jay Marx Photography. Courtesy of ethereum dance co.

    Garden of Creation

    Inspired by the word ether meaning “the fifth element; ‘the space between’ that connects all things,” ethereum dance co. aims…

  • Photo by Kalen Jesse Photography. Courtesy of Maureen Breeze Dance Theater.

    A Bird Told Me

    What is part dance, part theater, part video, part Cirque du Soleil, and part contemporary allegory? Maureen Breeze Dance Theater’s…

  • Photo by Samantha Burch. Courtesy of Esmé Dance Company.

    Ray of Hope

    The Curse by Esmé Dance Company, performed at Cleo Parker Robinson Performing Arts Complex on Sunday, March 3, 2019, combines…

  • Photo by Stan Obert. Courtesy of Nu-World Contemporary Danse Theatre.

    Emotions Run High

    With a tagline like “Connecting to the power within,” it’s no wonder that Nu-World Contemporary Danse Theatre creates deeply emotional…

  • Photo by David Andrews. Courtesy of Hannah Kahn Dance Company.

    Hannah Kahn’s Closing In

    After seeing Hannah Kahn Dance Company’s shows over the years, there are things I’ve come to expect: lyrical movement, athletic…

  • Photo by Patrick Mueller. Courtesy of Control Group Productions.

    Flight of Fancy

    As a setting for a dance performance, the Stanley Marketplace and its surroundings cannot be beat with its mash-up of…

  • Robert Sher-Machherndl in performance, Lemon Sponge Cake Contemporary Ballet. Photography: David Andrews. Courtesy of Lemon Sponge Cake Contemporary Ballet.


    As a kid, I would often hear my dad say, “Tree? Tree? Gone, gone, gone.” He’d say it to my…

  • Photo by Presenting Denver

    Jenny Schiff

    THE SCHIFF DANCE COLLECTIVE The weekend of June 23rd and 24th, The Schiff Dance Collective (TSDC) joined seven other Colorado…