Dance Faculty Concert at Smith Theatre by Luella Christopher

INTO THE WOODS FOR DANCE AT HOWARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE Smith Theatre Howard Community College Columbia, Maryland September 23-24, 2016 By Luella Christopher, Ph.D. Contempomodern gems captivated balletomanes and friends descending on the wooded Columbia campus of Howard Community College (HCC) on the first fall weekend of the academic year. The program on both nights was […]

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ZviDance at ADI by Luella Christopher

ZVIDANCE: A SPIRITED “ON THE ROAD” (A.K.A. JACK KEROUAC) American Dance Institute Rockville, Maryland September 9-10, 2106 By Luella Christopher, Ph.D. Zvi Gotheimer is a “Zen-like” firebrand. Arriving in New York in 1981 on scholarship from America-Israeli Cultural Foundation to study dance, he promptly attached to Joyce Trisler Dance Company, Feld Ballets/NYC and Garden State […]

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DancEthos with Deviated Theatre at Cultural Arts Center

CORNUCOPIA OF INNOVATIVE CHOREOGRAPHY: FROM THE ABSTRACT AND CONTEMPLATIVE TO THE DARING AND WHIMSICAL DancEthos with Deviated Theatre Cultural Arts Center, Montgomery College Silver Spring, Maryland May 22, 2016 By Luella Christopher, Ph.D. In an afternoon of choreography as full and wide-ranging as that of DanceEthos with Deviated Theatre presented recently, it is certainly idiosyncratic […]

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Review the Review : -Roger Catlin’s WP review of Tia Nina at Cap Fringe

Preface: It’s no understatement to say dance garners few reviews in DC. It’s pleasing to see initiatives appearing to help rectify this, but what’s even more unseen is reviews themselves being, well, reviewed! -and before we even get started, let us remember this great quote from Eleanor Roosevelt; Great minds discuss ideas; Average minds discuss […]

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