Dance

Review: Jonah Bokaer

Jonah Bokaer Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival August 5, 2012 If I had to label the genre of Jonah Bokaer’s new work, Curtain, premiered at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, I would say it’s a thriller, more in genre of Inception than any garden [...]...

Dancing While Flying

A Visit with Paul Taylor dance Michael Apuzzo I first met Michael Apuzzo while working on a Dance Magazine story. Now in his fifth season at Paul Taylor Dance Company, Apuzzo has written a book, Flying Through Yellow to tell his [...]...

Light & Lemonade

Hope Stone and NobleMotion Rule Houston’s Dance Stages Houston’s August dance scene belongs to Hope Stone Dance and NobleMotion Dance as they offer brave new works for local dance fans. Jane Weiner plans a deconstruction of Mozart’s Requiem, she calls it WRECK-WE-UMMM, while Andy and Dionne Noble combine forces with lighting [...]...

True Texas Spirit

Stanton Welch has transformed Houston Ballet into a leading force in the dance world. Artistic director Stanton Welch looks at home in Houston Ballet’s airy ne...

The New Crop

The Ecology of Houston’s Emerging Choreographers In the decade since I first came ashore on Houston’s dance scene, I’ve experienced how rapidly this particular dance performance landscape and its inhabitants evolve and regenerate. Where artists have pruned or redirected their energies, new growth is [...]...