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Jonelle Seitz

Jonelle Seitz writes about dance and performance.

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Illusory Impressions

Catherine Davis and Michelle Thompson's site-specific dance-and-music work will move you in ways you won't expect

Arts Feature, Apr. 28, 2016

Andrea Ariel Dance Theatre’s Lumen

The site-specific dance inspired by Dan Flavin’s art evoked pure wonder and worked as a study of threes

Arts Review, Apr. 28, 2016

Magdalena Jarkowiec's Us Kids Are Alone in the House

The Austin-based choreographer is home alone with her soft-sculpture mutants

Arts Feature, Mar. 3, 2016

2016 Austin Festival of Dance

The second round of Kathy Dunn Hamrick's streamlined contemporary dance festival is as carefully curated as the first

Arts Feature, Mar. 3, 2016

1,000 Forest Gorillas in Kansas

Heloise Gold and Natalie George's dance-theatre work posed the question: What if we took the time to count?

Arts Review, Mar. 3, 2016

Ballet Austin's Director's Choice

In four ballets, three ways of collective being and one irrelevant romance

Arts Review, Feb. 18, 2016

Shay Ishii Dance Company's Dancestry ... Vivid

Audiences gained much from this program's re-creations of historic dances by Isadora Duncan, Loïe Fuller, and Lucia Dlugoszewski

Arts Review, Jan. 21, 2016

Top Nine Big-Bang Dance Concerts of 2015

Each of the top dance performances of 2015 created a universe of its own

Arts Feature, Dec. 31, 2015

Kathy Dunn Hamrick Dance Company's True Story

In Kathy Dunn Hamrick's new dance, communities, like truths, were fluid and the movement was incomparable

Arts Review, Dec. 10, 2015

Movers & Shakers

A guide to Austin dance

Arts Feature, Dec. 3, 2015

Saying "Yes" and "No" with DanceAbility

Body Shift brings Alito Alessi's mixed-ability movement workshops to Austin

Arts Feature, Dec. 3, 2015

Tapestry Dance Company's In Your Shoes

The rhythm tap troupe explores homelessness with a common sense of the form's capacity for complexity, subtlety, and risk

Arts Review, Oct. 8, 2015

Moving Toward the Edge of Grace

The new and the familiar at Blue Lapis Light's new home

Arts Feature, Sep. 17, 2015

The Warriors: A Love Story

Arcos Dance's tale of romance during World War II resonated with skill, ingenuity, and emotion

Arts Review, Sep. 17, 2015

More Than One Complication

KDHDC and line upon line percussion provide a moving-people people-watching performance

Arts Review, Jun. 18, 2015

You Ain't Alone

Ellen Bartel continues to process loss and grief through art in this four-work concert

Arts Review, May. 28, 2015

Austin Dance Festival

The debut of this new dance fest offered a range of interesting work, the best being fluent in musicality

Arts Review, Apr. 23, 2015

Director's Choice

Jennifer Hart's first commission for Ballet Austin was this triple bill's highlight

Arts Review, Apr. 2, 2015

Performers in Our Midst

In 1,000 Forest Gorillas in Kansas, primates inspire the art of living

Arts Feature, Mar. 26, 2015

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago

The Chicago troupe's dances, grounded in contemporary ballet, ranged from ceremonial to intimate to absurd

Arts Review, Feb. 5, 2015

Soundpainting Bowie

In The Bowie Project 2, everyone is Bowie, and nothing stays the same

Arts Feature, Jan. 29, 2015

The Tuning Project

The improvised movements of Julie Nathanielsz and her dancers were full of refreshing surprises

Arts Review, Jan. 22, 2015

Top 10 Kicky Linkups in 2014

This year, dance was all about the partnering – some of it unusual, all of it captivating

Arts Feature, Dec. 31, 2014

Briefs: An Episodic Adventure

In seven dances, Kathy Dunn Hamrick and a strong ensemble show how the now is rooted in what came before

Arts Review, Dec. 11, 2014

Soul / Sole Connections

This Tapestry concert saw each dancer create a deeply personal solo from the past, then riff on it in the present

Arts Review, Nov. 6, 2014

Agon and The Firebird

Ballet Austin put the moves on Stravinsky with this double feature

Arts Review, Oct. 2, 2014

Concrete Vigil

In transforming buildings into altars, Sally Jacques offers a place to keep watch

Arts Feature, Sep. 25, 2014

Failure and I Bury the Body

Raking up some of the season's poetry collections

Arts Feature, Sep. 18, 2014

99 Poems for the 99 Percent

Arts Feature, Sep. 18, 2014

Xicano Dreams: Earth, Life, and Labors of Love

This melding of sci-fi and ancient myth found a powerful beat that made it hard not to move

Arts Review, Sep. 11, 2014

Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Three choreographers take Austin to the Scottish fest that's bigger than SXSW

Arts Feature, Jul. 31, 2014

Jewels of the Tanjavur Tradition: Live Music and Dance of Southern India

This Austin Dance India program celebrated the continuum of classical dance from generation to generation

Arts Review, Jun. 26, 2014

'Ignite: Three Works'

Choreographer Jennifer Hart and dancer Edward Carr gather kindling, set a match

Arts Feature, Jun. 12, 2014

Active Listening

Dance artists Heloise Gold and Julie Nathanielsz, and a new 'Gold Show|Rose Show'

Arts Feature, May. 29, 2014

The Sleeping Beauty

This classic's technical challenges were cause for concern, but Ballet Austin's staging boasted wonders as well

Arts Review, May. 15, 2014


The Motionhouse dancers' daring movements up and down a giant curved wall thrilled kids and adults alike

Arts Review, Apr. 17, 2014

New American Talent / Dance

Not everyone agreed with the clear winner in Ballet Austin's competition this year, and enough with the tweets

Arts Review, Apr. 3, 2014

A Continuity of Discontinuity

Arts Feature, Mar. 20, 2014

Kinesthetic Imperative

Dance Repertory Theatre's latest program took audiences on a journey from light to dark

Arts Review, Mar. 12, 2014

The Glass Project

The music of Philip Glass in the three works of Ballet Austin's program provided more thread than theme

Arts Review, Feb. 20, 2014

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