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Pilobolus' "Shadowland:" A Fairytale in Dance

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 12.08.2016 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

We all have something to hide. Usually, we bury it deep inside the caverns of ourselves, where no one can find it. It's a secret, a wild whisper so engrained that we can't dismiss it. It's our shadow. And it follows us everywhere.

BalletCollective Presents Two Premieres at NYU's Skirball Center

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 11.09.2016 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

Harrison Coll darts across the stage, like a pinball bounding from side to side. Or maybe he's more of a missile that's caught fire. His feet become irrelevant; every movement is just a dash, a thrust, a scream from his body. Turning, flying, launching, landing.

Stage Door: Cirkopolis

Fern Siegel | Posted 03.05.2014 | Arts
Fern Siegel

Painchaud says the production is driven by "the poetic impulse of life, the physical prowess of the circus, and the humor, at once serious and lighthearted. Cirkopolis is all about letting go and allowing yourself to be borne aloft by hope."

Wunderkinder: Circa's Wunderkammer

Bess Rowen | Posted 05.26.2013 | Arts
Bess Rowen

Jessica Connell is perched on a trapeze in a single spotlight as a piece of classical music plays. s I watched her dance on and with the trapeze I couldn't help but think of how different Circa's Wunderkammer experience is from my adventure with Cirque du Soleil last week.

Not By Bread Alone: A Deaf-Blind Theater Troupe Makes Its U.S. Premiere

Seamus McKiernan | Posted 04.03.2013 | Arts
Seamus McKiernan

When is the last time you saw a play with a blind actor? What about a deaf-blind actor? How about an entire cast of deaf-blind actors maneuvering the stage with precision and poise as they dance and act -- and bake bread? That's the premise of Not By Bread Alone.

Ukulele Hero Covers Adele And The Beatles

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 01.01.2013 | Arts

Believe it or not, the ukulele has been making a lot of noise lately. Last month we featured the hilarious Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain, which p...