Two full days of improvisation classes will follow. Movers of all types and improvisational novices are welcome to register for the festival classes. “Because you define the physicality in your dancing while improvising, it can be very appealing to all levels,” says Trump. “We have a variety of sessions to suit registrants at different stages of experience.”
My participation in The Frenetic Fringe Festival in Houston, performing a work titled Dancing Diana.
A strong ensemble with talented professionals, the company offers strong and committed performances. With virtuosic flexibility and power backing up each movement, this band of dancers could execute a wide range of choreographic material.
I knew Warby to be an Australian contemporary dance artist. I knew the work utilized bird imagery and included references to Swan Lake. On all three points, I was informed correctly. Yet, though I went in with little expectation,Warby’s work continually greeted me with the unexpected.
Chapman and Scates have developed a vocabulary of movement and gesture that is memorable and significant but abstract enough that audiences are given room to adhere their own meaning. They are engaging performers.