Daily Archives: October 11, 2015

THURSDAY NIGHT: When the FACETS Come Together we Have a Gem by Gloria Hickey

THURSDAY NIGHT: When the FACETS Come Together we Have a Gem by Gloria Hickey

  10 Gates Dancing Inc, October 8 — a facet (of FACETS) We were especially lucky to have this one-time version of FACETS, featuring Riley Sims as the “guy in white underwear”, Charles Quevillon as “the musician” and Tedd Robinson, who stole the stage as “the guy with things on his head”. Another version of this mash-up was performed in […]

THURSDAY NIGHT: When Angels Become Real, Lisa Porter’s Future Perfect

THURSDAY NIGHT: When Angels Become Real, Lisa Porter’s Future Perfect

  Lisa Porter is to be commended for assembling such a talented crew. Lori Clarke was both a collaborator/performer and was responsible for the score. Her fellow collaborator/performer was Andrea Tucker. Now, who was the human and whom the angel? They were both lyrical and yet strong—an aspect that was enhanced by Kelly Bruton’s timeless costumes. I was reminded of […]

CLOSING NIGHT: Epic Performance of Eunoia Crowns Festival Finale by Gloria Hickey

CLOSING NIGHT: Epic Performance of Eunoia Crowns Festival Finale by Gloria Hickey

  Choreographer Denise Fujiwara‘s introductory comments were most welcome.  She took us into the deliciously clever poetry of Christian Bok that inspired her with its manipulation of systematically deleting vowels.  Fujiwara then explained how she applied the concept of artful elimination or constraints to her choreography, avoiding the customary repertoire of dance forms and ensemble dancing.  As a result, I […]