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

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

There’s more to say about Carolina Ballet’s Master Composers

In a review, I try to not make a list of dances with ratings, which means I don't mention every dance or every dancer, even if the choreography or performance were exceptional. In a dense program like Master Composers with two and half hours of new and exciting choreography, with a full-company cast bringing it … Continue reading There’s more to say about Carolina Ballet’s Master Composers