Amanda K. Miller-Fasshauer always hopes for a very organic process when making art. Her medium is movement. She is a choreographer and a dancer, but sees herself very much like a gardener. “I plant the seeds: poetry, ideas, music, wishes, and then watch it grow. And, like a gardener, I tend to it meticulously, care […]
Nichelle Suzanne Strzepek
Nichelle Suzanne is frequently found running but usually after deadlines and two small children. She also teaches dance in the Houston area and is the founder/editor of the popular dance blog, danceadvantage.net.
Typically people keep their most intimate thoughts to themselves. Pubescent girls with sneaky younger brothers or the particularly paranoid may even keep theirs under lock and key. Artists like Amy Llanes, however, process intimate thoughts through choreography and then share them publicly on stage. Her company Rednerrus Feil Dance presents its first full-length event, Into-Me-See, […]
Change is inevitable. As a result, so is adaptation. – “It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change,” someone paraphrasing Darwin once wrote. Psophnia’s latest production, “Taking Flight”, premieres March 24 and 25 at City Dance Studio’s new location on West Clay. […]
Psophonia Spreads Its Wings on Memorial Day Weekend Change is inevitable. As a result, so is adaptation. – “It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change,” someone paraphrasing Darwin once wrote. Psophnia’s latest production, “Taking Flight”, premieres March 24 and 25 at […]
ERJCC Scratches A Niche: The 33rd Annual Dance Month at the Kaplan Theatre Find a need and fill it.She didn’t directly quote this old success adage, but it’s a precept Maxine Silberstein, Dance Director of the Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center of Houston (ERJCC), puts into practice when coordinating the organization’s Dance Month series, which […]
Houston Contemporary Dancesquared No, The Stoners and The Metronics are not emerging indie-rock bands. These handles are how Hope Stone and Houston Metropolitan Dance Company members have been referring to themselves as they merge for their joint performance, squared dancer, November 9 and 10 in the Wortham’s Cullen Theatre. An alliance built on mutual admiration and like-mindedness, Hope Stone helmswoman, […]