To honor its ten-year anniversary FrenetiCore Dance Theater revisits its first full-length work, The Scared Harp, a collaborative effort between choreographer Rebecca French, the group’s artistic director, and company dancers. We’re told it’s been reworked, but the sketchiness of concept says “work in progress.” This al fresco dance, a country-fried interracial Romeo and Juliet, seemed […]
D.L. Groover, a Two-time Lone Star Press Award winner for Arts Criticism, writes about the stage for the Houston Press, OutSmart Magazine, and Playbill. He is co-author of Skeletons From the Opera Closet, an irreverent look at that loudmouth art form.
The Houston Metropolitan Dance Company takes a giant leap forward with The Vessel, its triptych program performed last April 11, 12, at the Wortham’s Cullen Theater. Its diverse dancers with their everyday bodies have never looked better as a group, each one dancing as if their life depended on it, fully committed and in […]
Karen Stokes Dance Vine Leaf Dances. November 15-17, 2012 Barnevelder Movement/Arts Complex by D.L. Groover I suggest the team from Hazmat examine the water supply around here. Something mysterious is happening. For the second time in less than a week, there was a full house for modern dance. Barnevelder Movement/Arts Complex was packed to the […]
Group Think Nexus Revolve Dance Company, with Ad Deum Dance Company. November 9-10, 2012. Barnevelder Movement/Arts Complex It was a big old party at Barnevelder for the first night of Revolve Dance Company’s annual fall concert, Nexus. Even better, it was packed with youngsters eager to watch dance. Most looked like dance students – no doubt from North […]