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Jonelle Seitz

Jonelle Seitz writes about dance and performance.

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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

The Bowie Project: A Rock & Roll Soundpainting

This music/dance/theatre collaboration wove together David Bowie's work with his life and the lives of others

Arts Review, Feb. 6, 2014

Bodies in (Public) Space

Arts Feature, Jan. 30, 2014


Kahlil Gibran's meditations on the human condition were fiercely grounded by flamenco in A'lante's adaptation

Arts Review, Jan. 16, 2014

Top Nine All-In Dance Concerts (Plus Three Short Works) of 2013

Arts Feature, Jan. 3, 2014

The Nutcracker

The new set and costume designs for Ballet Austin's annual production add warmth and candy-colored magic

Arts Review, Dec. 19, 2013

The Undoing of Nonet

This unsettling dance by Kathy Dunn Hamrick seemed a companion piece to her shattering work, The Big Small

Arts Review, Dec. 12, 2013

Fall for Dance

Dance Repertory Theatre's program was divided between live and canned music, with the live half clearly deeper

Arts Review, Nov. 21, 2013

'From Silence to Power'

Bonnie Cox stages dances drawn from traumas to move through them

Arts Feature, Oct. 17, 2013


At its best, this program of five choreographers riffing on 'Heart' pulled me in and provoked me to deeper exploration

Arts Review, Oct. 3, 2013

Vincent Mantsoe and Dance Theatre X

Defining African-derived contemporary dance with professor Charles O. Anderson

Arts Feature, Sep. 19, 2013

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Astonishing comedic dancing by the enchanted lovers stole the show in this revival of Stephen Mills' Shakespearean ballet

Arts Review, Sep. 19, 2013

I Begin Where I Grieve

Choreographer Ellen Bartel opened her home and heart to friends for a dance about her late husband, Dave Woods

Arts Review, Sep. 5, 2013

Kathy Dunn Hamrick Dance Company

An impossible symphony and a manipulated dance challenge our experience of time and memory

Arts Feature, Jul. 25, 2013

Gold Show / Rose Show

This program of films and dances by choreographers Heloise Gold and Julie Nathanielsz invigorated the senses

Arts Review, Jun. 20, 2013

Galaxy Dance Studios

Can Lorn MacDougal save South Lamar's movement space?

Arts Feature, Jun. 13, 2013

Double Step

In this program of work by Kathy Dunn Hamrick and Kate Warren, the seriousness of the dancers was never in doubt

Arts Review, Jun. 13, 2013

Gender, Sex, and Fabric

Review: Nicole Roerick Collective’s 'Morose Beauty'

Arts Daily, May. 22, 2013 11:00 AM


Several Ballet Austin dancers rose to the challenges of this classic of romantic ballet

Arts Review, May. 16, 2013

Roots and Wings

The works in Dance Repertory Theatre's spring program proved unexpectedly timely in a week of unrest and anxiety

Arts Review, Apr. 25, 2013

Mother-Daughter Dance

Anuradha Naimpally and Purna Bajekal are of two generations, but they share one timeless tradition

Arts Feature, Mar. 28, 2013

Bharata Natyam

Arts Feature, Mar. 28, 2013

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