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Jonelle Seitz

Jonelle Seitz writes about dance and performance.

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The Rite of Spring

Ballet Austin's triple bill melded classicism, romance, and biology to striking effect

Arts Review, Feb. 21, 2013

Top 10 Dances With Complexity of 2012

Dances that were ferocious, vibrant, and poignant made the year remarkable

Arts Feature, Jan. 4, 2013

Between Heaven and Hades

Far from the purgatorial stasis of the title, Ballet East's program revealed significant journeys

Arts Review, Dec. 6, 2012

José Luis Bustamante

The disappearance, and tentative return, of a choreographic presence

Arts Feature, Nov. 29, 2012

Dances Made To Order

Anthropomorphism, upheaval, and memory in dance for the small screen

Arts Feature, Nov. 15, 2012

Dances Made to Order

Get out the vote: an online dance-film festival on themes chosen by you

Arts Feature, Oct. 18, 2012

The Taming of the Shrew

A real wedded couple illuminated the roles of Kate and Petruchio in Stephen Mills' well-loved ballet

Arts Review, Oct. 11, 2012

The Geometry of Proximity

This dance exploring reinvention and rejuvenation was hobbled by choreography that didn't feel new

Arts Review, Oct. 4, 2012

Dance of the Century

Rhoda Winter Russell reflects on a historic life in dance and the Mary Wigman connection

Arts Feature, Aug. 9, 2012

Solo Symphony

When maestro Peter Bay was truly conducting, electricity charged this dance he inspired

Arts Review, Jul. 19, 2012

A Frique of Nature

Three dancers surrendering their bodies to empathy made for a poignant and transcendant work

Arts Review, Jul. 12, 2012

Big Range Austin Dance Festival 2012, Program A

BRADF 2012's opener embraced the experimental but showed deep thinking and skilled execution

Arts Review, Jun. 28, 2012

Alchemies of Anatomy

Choreographer-performer Rosalyn Nasky has a penchant for details

Arts Feature, Jun. 21, 2012

Friends in Time

This year's tap festival faculty concert proved tap's relevance and transcendance

Arts Review, Jun. 7, 2012

Fast Approaching Swiftly Gone

American Repertory Ensemble's latest conveyed the mood and form of good poetry

Arts Review, May. 31, 2012

School of Dance

Post-MFA, Ellen Bartel has a brand-Spankin' new choreographic point of view

Arts Feature, May. 10, 2012

Fusebox Festival 2012

This year the fest's dance works provoked questions about inequity, grrrl power, fame, and change

Arts Review, May. 10, 2012


Dance Repertory Theatre's successful spring concert guided its audiences to heaven

Arts Review, Mar. 29, 2012

Here Today ...

Choreographer Sharon Marroquín lets go through dance in order to live

Arts Feature, Mar. 22, 2012

Batsheva Dance Company

Going gaga for sensation-based movement

Arts Feature, Mar. 14, 2012

3: MFA Dance Concert

The work of these grad student dancemakers was as individual as it was thoughtful

Arts Review, Mar. 14, 2012

Dark to Light

Issues of sensitivity and clarity hamper this dance program

Arts Review, Mar. 8, 2012

City Moves

This year, three New York choreographers vie for top prize in Ballet Austin's dance-off

Arts Feature, Feb. 16, 2012

Moulin Rouge: The Ballet

Truth was stranger – and more interesting – than the fiction in this Canadian dance

Arts Review, Feb. 9, 2012

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

A peek beneath the tutu from Austin's Mike McKinley

Arts Feature, Feb. 2, 2012

Top 10 (+ 1) Dances With Big Heart in 2011

Arts Feature, Jan. 5, 2012

Of Mice & Music – A Jazz Nutcracker

Tapestry's syncopated take appeals even to those who have sworn off sugarplums

Arts Review, Dec. 15, 2011

FlashDance, but Flashier: 30 More Dances in 60 Minutes

These microdances had beginnings, middles, and ends, and also heart

Arts Review, Dec. 8, 2011

Seizing the Day

Alvin Rangel's future may be uncertain, but for now he's making great dance

Arts Feature, Dec. 1, 2011

Gibney Dance Community Action Residency

Training dancers to help victims of abuse

Arts Feature, Nov. 3, 2011

white road Dance Media: Deer, to Me

The Brooklyn troupe's dance was often visually arresting but at times bland

Arts Review, Oct. 27, 2011

Aphrodite Dances: Chocolate

Warm, liquid sweetness flowed through a program of intriguing dance

Arts Review, Oct. 6, 2011

'The Mozart Project'

Via innovation and homage, Ballet Austin makes new dances from old tunes

Arts Feature, Sep. 29, 2011

'Trash,' Take Two

Allison Orr takes out the Trash a second – and final – time

Arts Feature, Aug. 25, 2011

Jennifer Hart

An Austin choreographer journeys to an international competition

Arts Feature, Jul. 21, 2011

Big Range Austin Dance Festival

The Big Range Dance Festival shows why that art is worth everyone's attention

Arts Review, Jul. 7, 2011

Califa Arts Collaborative

After season's close, ballet dancers join forces in a unique new venture

Arts Feature, Jun. 9, 2011

Up, Down, Under and Through

This strong program of independent dance deserved to be seen by more people

Arts Review, Jun. 2, 2011

The Magic Flute

This new balletic adaptation boasted fantastic visuals but stodgy choreography

Arts Review, May. 12, 2011


In this mixed-dance program weighted with angst, skill and innovation were lacking

Arts Review, Apr. 14, 2011

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