Founded in 1985, Minnesota’s Shapiro & Smith Dance began as a collaboration between Danial Shapiro and Joanie Smith. After meeting in the companies of Murray Louis and Alwin Nikolais, [...]
Zorongo Flamenco Dance Theatre’s Susana di Palma is inspired by human connection. Her concern for victims of torture and violence is the result of this inspiration. Dr. Barbara Chester, who was [...]
A blonde-haired boy of about nine sat in a dimly lit room, waiting for his guardian to finish up work in the kitchen. A half-finished beverage–red, in a hurricane glass, and garnished with [...]
Ragamala Dance Company marked its 25th Anniversary at the Cowles Center in Minneapolis on September 14th and 16th. I attended the Saturday night concert featuring Bharatanatyam dancer and [...]
Donald Byrd of Spectrum Dance Theater gives insight on theater of disruption and his new work (Im)Pulse, which is inspired by two artists’ works: David Wojnarowicz, a painter, photographer, [...]
Earlier this spring, I spoke with three of the four-man team responsible for Titicut Follies: The Ballet.