Jonelle Seitz

Jonelle Seitz writes about dance and performance.

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Blue Lapis Light's <i>Belonging, Part One</i>
Blue Lapis Light's Belonging, Part One
The work's dancers, whether on the ground or sailing through the air, were beacons of human hope and empathy

Arts, Sept. 27, 2018

Aztlan Dance Company's <i>The Enchilada Western: Texas Deep Fried</i>
Aztlan Dance Company's The Enchilada Western: Texas Deep Fried
In the troupe's latest choreodramas, dancing desperados persisted and partied

Arts, Aug. 30, 2018

Hunting the Golden State Killer in <i>I'll Be Gone in the Dark</i>
Hunting the Golden State Killer in I'll Be Gone in the Dark
How Michelle McNamara tracked a killer before her untimely death

Books, July 19, 2018

Gold n' George's <i>For a Limited Time Only</i>
Gold n' George's For a Limited Time Only
In this lighthearted show, Natalie George, Heloise Gold, and their collaborators reacted to current events by exploring, inventing, playing

Arts, June 21, 2018

Kathy Dunn Hamrick Dance Company’s <i>Company</i>
Kathy Dunn Hamrick Dance Company’s Company
In this short works program, the troupe explored the solace and thrills in the company you keep

Arts, June 14, 2018

Performa / Dance's <i>Artist and Muse</i>
Performa / Dance's Artist and Muse
This program of four pensive and sensitive works explored physical and emotional distress and pain in great depth

Arts, June 7, 2018

Fusebox Festival Review: (Re)current Unrest
Fusebox Festival Review: (Re)current Unrest
This dance grapples with cultural appropriation and racism

Arts, April 24, 2018

Fusebox Festival Review: <i>Water and Tears</i>
Fusebox Festival Review: Water and Tears
A butoh-inspired dance for two bodies existing as one

Arts, April 22, 2018

Fusebox Festival Review: Magdalena Jarkowiec’s <i>In Here</i>
Fusebox Festival Review: Magdalena Jarkowiec’s In Here
Are we all just doing a dance in a box?

Arts, April 19, 2018

Ballet Austin's <i>Masters of Dance</i>
Ballet Austin's Masters of Dance
This triple bill of abstract works was a tribute to the piano and its range, excellently performed

Arts, Feb. 22, 2018

A'lante Flamenco's <i>Juana: First (I) Dream</i>
A’lante Flamenco’s Juana: First (I) Dream
The dramas of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz were perfectly expressed through the language of flamenco

Arts, Jan. 11, 2018

Jonelle Seitz's Top 10 Thrills (No Frills) in Dance of 2017
Jonelle Seitz's Top 10 Thrills (No Frills) in Dance of 2017
A thread of starkness and clarity ran through the year's most memorable movement

Arts, Dec. 28, 2017

Forklift Danceworks' My Parks, My Pools, My City
Forklift Danceworks' My Parks, My Pools, My City
With Bartholomew Swims, Allison Orr's dance company plunges into Austin's pool problem

Arts, July 27, 2017

Performa / Dance's <i>Midsummer Offerings</i>
Performa / Dance's Midsummer Offerings
The three dances in this mixed program all turned on the difficulty of making connections

Arts, June 29, 2017

Ellen Bartel and Global Water Dances
Ellen Bartel and Global Water Dances
Joining a global cause, choreographers invite Austin to the water's edge

Arts, June 22, 2017

Kathy Dunn Hamrick Dance Company's <i>Glacier</i>
Kathy Dunn Hamrick Dance Company’s Glacier
As an elegy to the ice, this dance aestheticized doom but left us plenty of edge

Arts, June 8, 2017

Ballet Austin's <i>Alice (In Wonderland)</i>
Ballet Austin’s Alice (In Wonderland)
In which the young heroine grabs those wild wonderland reins

Arts, May 18, 2017

2017 Austin Dance Festival
2017 Austin Dance Festival
This year's showcase of two dozen dances proved how Austin's dancing has risen to the level of its dance making

Arts, April 6, 2017

<i>Las Cuatro Estaciones: A Story of Human Trees</i>
Las Cuatro Estaciones: A Story of Human Trees
In Sharon Marroquín's new dance, we are all gnarled and heliotropic

Arts, March 23, 2017

Ballet Austin II and Butler Fellowship Program's Spring Performance
Ballet Austin II and Butler Fellowship Program's Spring Performance
The program's mix of classical and contemporary work challenged its young dancers and left you wanting to see what's next for them

Arts, March 9, 2017

Dance Repertory Theatre's <i>Momentum</i>
Dance Repertory Theatre's Momentum
This program of dances informed by African American experiences and culture was highly physical and emotionally urgent

Arts, Feb. 23, 2017

Jonelle Seitz's Top 10 Brave Dance Artists of 2016
Jonelle Seitz's Top 10 Brave Dance Artists of 2016
The year revealed how much courage and inspiration can be found in Austin's masters of movement

Arts, Dec. 29, 2016

Gift Guide 2016: Coffeetable Books
Gift Guide 2016: Coffeetable Books
Big books give heft to big success stories about women in business, Flatbed Press, UT's collections, Pan Am, and the Spurs

Arts, Dec. 15, 2016

Kathy Dunn Hamrick Dance Company's <i>Disrupted</i>
Kathy Dunn Hamrick Dance Company's Disrupted
KDHDC and Dark Circles Contemporary Dance used classical music to launch into playful patterns and absurd rituals

Arts, Dec. 8, 2016

Spectrum Dance Theater's <i>Rambunctious</i>
Spectrum Dance Theater’s Rambunctious
The company's program, with a new work inspired by the 1966 UT Tower shooting, spoke powerfully to our present moment

Arts, Nov. 23, 2016

Revolve Austin: A Movement Display
Revolve Austin: A Movement Display
This party/showcase allowed attendees to move through a historic house and observe the work of nine dance companies

Arts, Nov. 10, 2016

The Theorists' <i>Hiraeth</i>
The Theorists’ Hiraeth
A sprawling evening of art and community organized by Amy Morrow and company showed the challenge of editing in our age

Arts, Sept. 22, 2016

<i>Kozyworld</i>
Kozyworld
This collaboration between dancer Julie Nathanielsz and poet Margit Galanter employed fabric to explore human shape and contact

Arts, June 9, 2016

Dance/USA Convenes in Austin
Dance/USA Convenes in Austin
The national arts organization brings honors for the Butlers and big questions about the form's future

Arts, June 9, 2016

Dance Card

Arts, June 9, 2016

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