Heidi Latsky Dance at the American Dance Festival

Heidi Latsky Dance opened their "Triptych" Sunday with "Somewhere," dressed in all white, under hanging lights that lit the stage like stars, some dangling lower and some shining brighter, standing on a surface of wide black and white stripes. They started moving without music, holding stillness then springing into motion simultaneously. Atonal music created by … Continue reading Heidi Latsky Dance at the American Dance Festival

The liquid art of Shen Wei

The week before the American Dance Festival opened I had a dream that Shen Wei Dance Arts performed inside a fish tank. I thought it was a strange and funny dream until from the audience at the season opening performance I was reminded of their fluid movement. The dancers move as easily and dreamily as … Continue reading The liquid art of Shen Wei

ECU’s Teal Darkenwald

Teal Darkenwald, assistant professor at ECU 's School of Theatre and Dance, always creates imaginative pieces that are among my favorites at the department's dance showcases.  I missed this year's spring performance, but I got to enjoy Darkenwald's piece, Quantum, while editing the video for the Greenville Guardian. With original music by Erich Keil, a lighting and sound technician … Continue reading ECU’s Teal Darkenwald