Dance Concert Deadline!

For those Dance 6 students who need to see a concert, the next two weekends are your windows of opportunity. Happily, there are many choices with a variety of genres! Here’s a brief list:
*Pilobolus – Thurs.-Sat Irvine Barclay Theatre http://www.thebarclay.org
Program: “Gnomen”, “All is Not Lost”, “Megawatt”, “Sweet Purgatory”
and “Duet”. Highly recommended!
*NextWave LA – Los Angeles Ballet Sat. @ Alex Theatre, Glendale &
next Sat. & Sun. @ the Broad Stage, Santa Monica http://www.losangelesballet.org Program: “colony”, “Duets in the act of…”,”Sirens”, and “Be Still”. Highly recommended, especially if you enjoy contemporary ballet.
*Dance Bistro: A Festival Sat. 5/26 @ 2pm & 8pm $5 access for all tickets – what a deal!! @ Carpenter Performing Arts Center, Cal State Long Beach http://www.dancebistro.com – Many companies performing – looks very promising, and the price is absolutely right!

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Deborah Jowitt does it again!

Cruising around the archives of Deborah Jowitt’s blog, “DanceBeat”, I came across a post from April 23rd of this year. The topic of “Should I or shouldn’t I include program notes?” is a dilemma of many a choreographer, and whether or not said notes are a help or a hindrance for the audience in deciphering a dance work prior to viewing. As always, Ms. Jowitt gives one much to ponder, while describing several dance works so beautifully. Worth a read, and perhaps even a comment or two!