Catching Up With Blasts From The Past

Happy New Year! My dance education blog, Dance Advantage, has kept me on my toes. And did I mention I’ve been doing some freelance work for the Rockettes website, too? It’s about time I get some of my more recent dance writing work on this blog. So, I’m kicking off January with some links to …

Houston Ballet Introduces Three Winning Works

Ripe with prepossessing charm, all three works are welcome additions to the Houston Ballet repertoire. This city is winning as our resident ballet company continues to raise the bar… barre.

Luck of the Draw — Earthen Vessels (SODC)

Though the artistry and performances are not always consistent, Earthen Vessels (SODC) is particularly and uniquely strong in its delivery of history and genuine entertainment through the contemporary dance medium. Luck of the Draw presents enough variety to provide a little something for everyone and would be especially enjoyable and educational for families.

CultureMap Contributions

B movie or Super Bowl escape? Houston dancers find a lot to like — and hate — in Black Swan Natalie Portman calls the film “a conversation piece,” and Black Swan, Darren Aronofsky’s dark riff on ballet, certainly has the dance world talking. The movie captivated the attention of …   Five (Plus) Questions Encore: …