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Complexions Dance Company

Complexions Dance Company Joyce Theater, New York, NY May 8, 2005 Reviewed by Joseph Carman   Complexions, under the guidance of artistic directors and founders Dwight Rhoden and Desmond Richardson, has a sizable following, due in part to the company’s rich collection of dancers—short, tall, black, red-headed, straight, gay, fiery, and languid. This season alone […]

Configuration – Peter Norton Symphony Space

Configuration Peter Norton Symphony Space New York, New York February 9, 2004 Reviewed by Doris Hering Called a ballet ensemble for the twenty-first century, Configuration is a five-year-old company offering expertly danced classical ballet technique in contemporary guise. The group makes its home on Cape Cod. This was its New York debut. Its directors, Joseph […]

Danny Buraczeski’s Jazzdance

The Jazzdance company. Eric Saulitis Danny Buraczeski?s Jazzdance The Joyce Theatre New York, New York July 21?26, 2003 Reviewed by Clive Barnes Folk wisdom suggests that we should never judge a sausage by its skin or a book by its cover. Let me add also be wary of the names that people give dance companies. […]

Joffrey Ballet of Chicago

Deanne Brown was one of three Chosen Ones in the Joffrey Ballet of Chicago’s production of Le Sacre du printemps. Photo by Herbert Migdoll The Joffrey Ballet of Chicago The Auditorium Theatre Chicago, Illinois October 11?14, 2001 Reviewed by Daniel Gesmer Despite ongoing controversy over the reconstruction of his “lost” choreography, one hopes that ballet […]

Dancefusion International House Theater

Dancefusion International House Theater 3701 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, Pennsylvania May 24?25, 2000 Reviewed by Lewis Whittington Gwendolyn Bye, founder and artistic director of Dancefusion, titled her concert at the International House Theater “Working,” even though the themes of several of the pieces were played out in bedrooms. The evening of six modern works included two […]

Joffrey Ballet

The Joffrey Ballet in Massine’s Les Présages. Photo by Herbert M. Migdoll, courtsey of the Joffrey Ballet of Chicago Joffrey’s Vibrant Revivals The Joffrey Ballet of Chicago Auditorium Theatre Chicago, Illinois March 16?26, 2000 Reviewed by Ann Barzel Artistic Director Gerald Arpino of the Joffrey Ballet of Chicago routinely arranges satisfying programs that include premieres […]

Jazz Dance by Danny Buraczeski

Jazzdance by Danny Buraczeski Joyce Theater New York City, New York March 16-21, 1999 Reviewed by Kevin Giordano When I heard that Danny Buraczeski was performing his 1998 piece Ezekiel’s Wheel with musician/vocalist Philip Hamilton at the Joyce Theater, I recalled a brilliant performance that Hamilton gave this past fall at Dance Theater Workshop. He […]