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30 on 30

The Providence Phoenix celebrates 30 years with 30 interviews  
30 local luminaries look back on 30 years of the New Paper and the Providence Phoenix
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX STAFF  |  October 22, 2008

Stepping out

Appropriately titled Open for Dancing , this event brings in three choreographers to do site-specific dances at three Newport spots, in collaboration with artists.
Island Moving Co.’s Open for Dancing
By JOHNETTE RODRIGUEZ  |  September 17, 2008

Dainty cabaret

Larry Keigwin’s genial take on the perennially popular theme of the four elements (water, fire, earth, air) didn’t add anything profound to the cosmic intelligence.
Keigwin + Company bring the elements to Jacob’s Pillow
By MARCIA B. SIEGEL  |  September 02, 2008

Funny bones

It was the darkly comic offerings of Mats Ek in the middle, and the personable interpretations that gave the evening its distinction.
Stockholm 59° North at the Pillow
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  August 19, 2008

States of unrest

“Dance is a tool to look at other things,” choreographer Hofesh Shechter told an interviewer, but during the company’s US debut at Jacob’s Pillow last weekend you’d be forgiven for just looking at the fantastically virile dancing.
Hofesh Schechter, Natural Dance Theatre, Ko + Edge at the Pillow
By DEBRA CASH  |  July 15, 2008

Illusion and bedrock

Oguike, I think, makes movement like a mime artist.
Invisible Wings, plus Henri Oguike and Bridgman/Packer at Jacob’s Pillow
By MARCIA B. SIEGEL  |  August 27, 2007


Dances with character

Dancers are working with character more frequently, after decades of choreography drenched in physical accomplishment.
Headlong Dance Theater, Chunky Move, Paul Taylor
By MARCIA B. SIEGEL  |  August 01, 2007

Life is but a dream

Children from theatrical families are often said to have been born in a trunk.
Aurélia Thierrée and Coleman Lemieux at Jacob’s Pillow
By DEBRA CASH  |  July 03, 2007

Lambarena redux

All summer long I’ve had the phrase “Do the Lambarena” running through my head, as if it were a dance craze, like the la-dee-dah or the lambada.
Pacific Northwest Ballet and Choreftes at JP, plus BB 2006 – 2007 and a DVD surprise
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  August 23, 2006

Pillow talk

There were baby ballerinas on screen and on stage for the first full weekend of Jacob’s Pillow 2006.
Nacho Duato, Ballets Russes , Suzanne Farrell, Emanuel Gat
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  July 11, 2006