Belinda McGuire + MADboots Dance, In Studio Performance

Belinda McGuire + MADboots Dance, In Studio Performance I spend a lot of time thinking about the relationship between performers and their audience (or vice versa). How do we define that? For people who attend the theater what relationship do they feel to those on stage? What do they ask of the performers? On theContinue reading “Belinda McGuire + MADboots Dance, In Studio Performance”

DanceNOW at Joe’s Pub, Dorothy, Annie, and Maria

DanceNOW at Joe’s Pub, Dorothy, Annie, and Maria Last night I had the pleasure of attending DanceNOW’s presentation┬áDorothy, Annie, and Maria at Joe’s Pub. The show consisted of three works commissioned by DanceNOW over the past 10 years. The performance began with Nicholas Leichter Dances’ The Wiz, continued with The Bang Group’s Showdown, and endedContinue reading “DanceNOW at Joe’s Pub, Dorothy, Annie, and Maria”

Struggle, Shannon Gillen, and “A Colored Image of the Sun”

Struggle, Shannon Gillen, and “A Colored Image of the Sun” Friday night, I went to Triskelion’s Aldous theatre to see Shannon Gillen’s “A Colored Image of the Sun.” Seeing the performance prompted me to post a piece I began writing after taking her class a couple of months ago… In November, I took a classContinue reading “Struggle, Shannon Gillen, and “A Colored Image of the Sun””