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Sizzling frost

Dance heat 2009
The winter dance season starts out promoting international coexistence.
By: DEBRA CASH  |  December 29, 2008


Winged feet

Dance around town
Dance highlights from the fall season.
By: DEBRA CASH  |  September 11, 2008


States of unrest

Hofesh Schechter, Natural Dance Theatre, Ko + Edge at the Pillow
“Dance is a tool to look at other things,” choreographer Hofesh Shechter told an interviewer, but during the company’s US debut at Jacob’s Pillow last weekend you’d be forgiven for just looking at the fantastically virile dancing.
By: DEBRA CASH  |  July 15, 2008


Rite of darkness

Heddy Maalem’s Sacre
Le Sacre du Printemps , with 14 dancers hailing from Senegal, Togo, Benin, Mali, Nigeria, and Mozambique, takes on black-on-black violence .
By: DEBRA CASH  |  July 03, 2008


What's left behind

Tap Olé at the Regent, Rachid Ouramdane at the ICA, Prometheus at Boston Conservatory
Tap Olé is less a new-fangled bicultural fusion than a return to tap dancing’s foundational swingtime.
By: DEBRA CASH  |  May 21, 2008


The curatorial eye

Daniel McCusker’s ‘tHisTHat’
Never merely illustrative, their unity seemed like the very source of Heaven.
By: DEBRA CASH  |  April 28, 2008


Signals from the solar system

Daniel McCusker at Tufts, Kelley Donovan at the Dance Complex
Pluto may have been downgraded to a dwarf planet, but Jupiter is still respected for its size, its moons, and the regularity of its orbit.
By: DEBRA CASH  |  March 18, 2008


Finding a voice

Battleworks at the ICA
Closer inspection, however, shows a choreographer making a series of perplexing musical choices that don’t always serve him well.
By: DEBRA CASH  |  February 29, 2008


Queen bee

Eva Yerbabuena at the Majestic
Is there such a thing as conceptual flamenco dancing?
By: DEBRA CASH  |  February 12, 2008


Dancing in the year of the Rat

Flamenco, funk, and Boston Ballet hit the boards
If you’re hot for Victoria’s Secret ads and addicted to Dancing with the Stars, Tango Fire will be right up your alley.
By: DEBRA CASH  |  December 26, 2007


Waters of Narcissus?

Maureen Fleming at the ICA
Fleming created a one-woman Art Deco extravaganza — with herself looking like nothing so much as a Rolls Royce hood ornament.
By: DEBRA CASH  |  November 06, 2007


Busy busy

Something for everyone
“If you pulled the cord and the chute didn’t open, how would you dance on the way down?”
By: DEBRA CASH  |  September 12, 2007


Stand-up choreography

David Parker + the Bang Group
David Parker was born too late for vaudeville.
By: DEBRA CASH  |  July 24, 2007


Life is but a dream

Aurélia Thierrée and Coleman Lemieux at Jacob’s Pillow
Children from theatrical families are often said to have been born in a trunk.
By: DEBRA CASH  |  July 03, 2007
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