Rulan Tangen’s Dancing Earth in “Of Bodies, Of Elements” World Preview, Sunday, January 31, 2010 at National Dance Institute (NDI-NM) Dance Barns

Standing room only, bleachers filled to the rafters, late comers lined the aisles at the NDI at the world preview of the latest of Dancing Earth’s contemporary indigenous performances.  Word is that the same audience interest filled the Albuquerque premiere of the work at VSA North Fourth Art Center, Feb. 6th and 7th. The ninety … Continue reading

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo at the Lensic Theater, Feb. 9, 2010

The hairy-chested Odette in feathers and tutu (Fernando Medina Gallego)  spoofed her own flirting with the Swan Lake’s Prince, winking at the sold-out crowd at the Lensic Performing Arts Center in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The Prince (Josh Grant) played his role straight…an ironic word choice when describing a company of men who dance both … Continue reading