Category Archives: Dance Reviews

A Herald of Spring

Spring Dance Festival Program in Dance, Lewis Center for the Arts Featured Works By: Merce Cunningham (staged by Silas Riener ’06), Mark Morris (staged by Tina Fehlandt), Karole Armitage (staged by Leonidas Arpon), Zvi Gotheiner, Laura Peterson, Raja Kelly Berlind … Continue reading

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A Lesson in Two Extremes

Sympoh’s new dance show “Break Out” suffers from being uneven in quality. The stellar pieces are clean, crisp, and a joy to watch, but their brilliance only painfully highlights those pieces that fall far short.
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A Bit of Racy Fun

Princeton audiences keen on musical theatre are in for a treat this weekend with the Black Art Company’s production of Aida, the Tony Award-winning musical inspired by Giuseppe Verdi’s opera classic and transformed into a Broadway hit in 2000 by Tim Rice and Elton John. Continue reading

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A Box of Delights

As a BodyHype alumnus once told me, dancing is not just labels and movement; it’s a story-telling catharsis, a way to generate “hype” and breathe the fire and enthusiasm of performing arts into an audience. Continue reading

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Pirouettes and Post-Rock

At its best moments, perhaps the greatest triumph of “Nutz” is that it accomplishes what every performing group at Princeton ultimately wants to: taking the art that one eats, sleeps, and breathes and making it accessible to laypeople of the Orange Bubble. Continue reading

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