Category: Behind the Performance

Behind the Performance

Wonderbound’s Sam & Delilah

Wonderbound’s latest production, “Sam & Delilah,” performed at their own venue from May 2nd – May 14th, takes audiences on a mesmerizing journey through the heart of rural East Texas in 1977, where love, passion, and rebellion collide. With a compelling blend of movement, music, and storytelling, Wonderbound delivers a performance that resonates long after the final curtain falls.

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Behind the Performance

From colorful joy to grey tension –

The white shirt loosely follows the dancer’s smooth arm movements, and the bold necklaces worn by the rest of the female characters go up and down in the beat of the repetitive music – Boléro by Ravel.

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Behind the Performance

Immersive Insights: Conversations from the Floor

Presenting Denver’s “Conversations from the Floor” offers a unique opportunity for audiences to immerse themselves in the narrative, as described by Marisa Hollingsworth, Executive and Artistic Director. This was my first opportunity to experience an active audience engagement with a performance …

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Behind the Performance

Urban Bush Women

The fast movements fit nicely with the drumsticks bouncing back and forth on the black surface of the stage. The drummer is watching the solo dancer as intensely as the audience. The big smile on her face betrays her fascination with the dance and joy of making art together.

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Between puppets and the living

Her choppy movements turn smoother and smoother, her eyes start to awaken, and her legs can suddenly move in more directions than just up and down. I am witnessing how a puppet becomes alive on stage at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House …

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Boulder Ballet | MINDFIELD

The Boulder Ballet’s performance of “MINDSHIFT” at the Dairy Arts Theater from March 8-10 delves deep into the intricate relationship between the mind and body, offering a poignant exploration of mental health, emotion, and resilience …

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Stroll Magazine

Stroll Magazine spotlights Presenting Denver Executive and Artistic Director Marisa Hollingsworth in their March 2024 edition. Read the story …

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Behind the Performance

A Dark Twist on a Classic Tale: Awakening Beauty

Awakening Beauty” is a spellbinding production brought to life by the collaborative efforts of Garrett Ammon, Artistic Director of Wonderbound, Tom Hagerman, Composer, Musician, and Collaborator, and Dawn Fay, Wonderbound President.

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