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Jonelle Seitz

Jonelle Seitz writes about dance and performance.

19 articles in 2011

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

Studio Theater Project

The mixed program offers a rich variety of dance that defies easy summation

Arts Review, Mar. 31, 2011

'silence within silence'

How four love poems shaped a suite of dances and affect the dancers themselves

Arts Feature, Mar. 24, 2011

La Sylphide

Ballet Austin's first brush with Bournonville showed his style suiting the dancers

Arts Review, Feb. 17, 2011

Parampara Part II

A celebration of Indian classical dance that was unfailingly interesting

Arts Review, Feb. 10, 2011

Top 10 'It's Alive!' Moments in Dance, of Those Events I Happened To See in 2010

Recalling the times in 2010 when contemporary dance and ballet showed a pulse

Arts Feature, Jan. 6, 2011

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