The Commentary Corner

  • Renewal, Risk and Rewards

    May 13th, 2021, marked the return of Boulder Ballet to the stage. This long-awaited and much-fought-for moment was a glad…

  • People Power Magic: Live Dance is Back

    At a Zikr Dance Ensemble performance, you will not know what you are seeing. You will be able to identify…

  • Photo by David Andrews. Courtesy of Lemon Sponge Cake Contemporary Ballet.

    Serious and Solo

    The evening before 2020’s Valentine’s Day, Robert Sher-Macherndl of Lemon Sponge Cake Contemporary Ballet performed a love letter to ballet,…

  • Photo by Bridget Heddens. Courtesy of Cindy Brandle.

    Movement Expands Cultural Dialogue

    In Cindy Brandle Dance Company’s (CBDC) new work, From the Ashes, bodies  glide, jump, and reach into the sociopolitical conversation…

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

    Beck and Call

    On Saturday, January 11, 2020, Hannah Kahn Dance Company (HKDC) took over The Studio Loft at the Ellie Caulkins Theater…

  • Photo by Chuck Fryberger. Courtesy of AscenDance Project.

    Blurring Lines that Divide

    No ropes, no silks, and no wires existed, yet the dancers of AscenDance Project were suspended in the air. The…

  • 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…

  • Photo by Miranda Fan. Courtesy of Nosilla Dance Project.

    Unraveled with Nosilla

    Nosilla Dance Project performed its latest work, Unraveled, for several weekends as part of the Boulder Fringe Festival. On August…

  • Photo by Chris Winslow Fort Collins Public Media. Courtesy of LunAseas.

    A Lunar Escapade

    LuneAseas, formerly known as 6Degrees Collaborative, transformed the McNichols Building into a cosmic dreamland for a one-night-only performance of “Le…

  • BRIAH Danse

    On June 9, 2019 BRIAH Danse shared a raw, intimate preview of its upcoming (June 14-16, also at the Dairy…