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Andrea Ariel Dance Theatre's Locked-In
A dance inspired by our rigid connection to our cell phones was more spontaneous and personal than its title implied
"...point opposite the vertex of the L-shaped raised stage, Andrea Ariel, in a tailored purple vest, conducted the proceedings..."

June 29, 2018 Arts Review

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
"...The seeds for Lumen were planted when choreographer Andrea Ariel was invited to propose a site-specific work for..."

April 29, 2016 Arts Review by Jonelle Seitz

'The Bowie Project: A Rock & Roll Soundpainting'
Ziggy Stardust and the Thin White Duke serve as inspirations for Ariel Dance Theatre's new dance-and-music collaboration
"...Andrea Ariel wasn't that sold on The Man Who Sold..."

Jan. 31, 2014 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Company You Keep
There's no knowing Andrea Ariel without knowing the artists she works with
"...Andrea Ariel is smiling a big, happy smile. Now, this..."

Jan. 28, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Five.Foot.One 2 'Five.Two.Ten'
Tiny dynamo Andrea Ariel works up short dances
"...adage that good things come in small packages? Well, Andrea Ariel, who stands a scant 5 foot 1, most..."

Sept. 5, 2008 Arts Feature by Barry Pineo

Third Time's the Charm
Andrea Ariel keeps going back to the Gyre, diving deeper and finding deeper truths
"...10-20 at the Off Center.) This week sees choreographer Andrea Ariel presenting the third iteration of a piece she..."

Aug. 21, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Getting in Step
Austin Dance Artists Talk Connecting & Community
" together about what they do. Taking part were Andrea Ariel, Beverly Bajema, Lisa Fehrman, Heloise Gold, Jason Phelps,..."

Feb. 28, 1997 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Movers & Shakers
A guide to Austin dance
"...concerts feature work by students and guest choreographers local (Andrea Ariel, Sharon Marroquín, Ballet Austin artists) and national (the..."

Dec. 4, 2015 Arts Feature by Jonelle Seitz

Soundpainting Bowie
In The Bowie Project 2, everyone is Bowie, and nothing stays the same
"...floor in the middle. In front of the group, Andrea Ariel, in black save for the magenta tinge of..."

Jan. 30, 2015 Arts Feature by Jonelle Seitz

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
"...are for lifelong pop stars like David Bowie. When Andrea Ariel Dance Theatre, in collaboration with the Bowie tribute..."

Feb. 7, 2014 Arts Review by Jonelle Seitz

More Places at the Table
The Austin Critics Table is about to hand out its annual awards for achievement in the arts for the 10th year, and the list of nominees is longer than ever.
"...Andrea Osborn, The Dinosaur Within..."

May 24, 2002 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Ariel Dance Theatre's latest creates something original, moving, and truly beautiful
"...At least not until Friday, Sept. 5, while watching Ariel Dance Theatre's Five.Two.Ten...."

Sept. 12, 2008 Arts Review by Barry Pineo

Ariel Dance Theatre in Concert
With Ariel Dance Theatre in Concert, the collaboration between the ever-energetic, always searching, always stretching herself Andrea Ariel and composers Graham Reynolds and Peter Stopschinski and operatic soprano Cheryl Parrish generated the heat and light of a pure flame that was bright and intense and exhilarating to see.
"...Ariel Dance Theatre In Concert: Jump into the FireDucloux Hall,..."

Dec. 28, 2001 Arts Review by Robert Faires

The Grand Theory of Everything Between
What's undeniably grand about this new dance is Peter Stopschinski's music

May 20, 2011 Arts Review by Barry Pineo

'Gyre': A swirling vortex of plastic ... and creativity
Ariel Dance Theatre revisits Gyre, its investigation of things we don't want to look at, and pulls into its spinning mass bunches of new artistic collaborators
" really is a community. Not too long ago, Andrea Ariel, who has been making dance in Austin for..."

March 2, 2007 Arts Feature by Barry Pineo

(Re)Flex: Opposing Dance Camps
"...Buick building, I was impressed by the arts space Ariel Dance Theatre created from a huge showroom with cookie-cutter..."

June 18, 1999 Arts Review

Big Range Austin
The festival that packs a year of contemporary dance into two weekends
"...dancemakers, and that includes accomplished, established artists such as Andrea Ariel, Toni Bravo, Brenna Kuhn, and Anuradha Naimpally alongside..."

June 25, 2010 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Geometry of Proximity
This dance exploring reinvention and rejuvenation was hobbled by choreography that didn't feel new
"...It's both impressive and endearing that Andrea Ariel, a successful film, television, and theatre choreographer, and..."

Oct. 5, 2012 Arts Review by Jonelle Seitz

Ariel Dance Theatre's Gyre Project ends on a visually thrilling but confusing note
"...refuse. Or it might be because you just saw Ariel Dance Theatre's multimedia production of Flush, the final installment..."

Aug. 28, 2009 Arts Review by Jonelle Seitz

Galaxy Dance Studios
Can Lorn MacDougal save South Lamar's movement space?
"...incensed enough to take her 26 students with her. Andrea Ariel, who was hired in August of 2011 and..."

June 14, 2013 Arts Feature by Jonelle Seitz

Ariel Dance Theatre's new work Detour' blends dance and drama, humor and gravity, to tell of brushes with death that bring people back to life
"...always the case, as this ensemble-created new work from Ariel Dance Theatre shows. In it, we hitch a ride..."

Feb. 4, 2005 Arts Review by Robert Faires

In PEXO, musicians with the Walter Thompson Orchestra, dancers from Ariel Dance Theatre, and several guest artists coax music from instruments, intentionally mangle lines of speech, and draw from a palette of physical movement at the command of conductor Thompson, creating an improvised yet shaped performance that is a complex, scattered spectacle for the ear and eye.
"...The type of performance that Ariel Dance Theatre is currently presenting, in collaboration with the..."

March 30, 2001 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

Red Light/Green Light: See the Music, Hear the Dance
Barbejoy A. Polnzio explores time, motion, and sound through the Ariel Dance Theatre production of Red Light / Green Light and the Walter Thompson Orchestra's Sound Painting
"...just a game, though. This Red Light/Green Light was Ariel Dance Theatre's artistic interpretation of the existence of continuous..."

Nov. 5, 1999 Arts Review by Barbejoy A. Ponzio

Austin's April Dancers
A month flooded with movement closes with Jennifer Sherburn's Arena and Tapestry's Passing It Forward
" from Diverse Space Dance Theatre, Ballet East, and Andrea Ariel Dance Theatre. (See Jonelle Seitz's review of AADT's..."

April 29, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Top 10 Kicky Linkups in 2014
This year, dance was all about the partnering – some of it unusual, all of it captivating

Jan. 2, 2015 Arts Feature by Jonelle Seitz

At its best, this program of five choreographers riffing on 'Heart' pulled me in and provoked me to deeper exploration
"...innermost essence of vitality: "Heart" seemed broadly defined in Ariel Dance Theatre's concert of five choreographers' variations on the..."

Oct. 4, 2013 Arts Review by Jonelle Seitz

Top 10 Dance and Classical Music Events of 2005 That Engaged and Endure
'Chronicle' Arts Editor Robert Faires lists his favorite performances of dance and classical music from 2005
"...10) Detour (Ariel Dance Theatre) This ensemble-created work about three people's close..."

Jan. 6, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin Theatre Critics Table 2000-2001 Nominations
The Austin Theatre Critics Table have announced the nominations for their ninth annual awards for achievement in the arts.
"...Andrea Osborne, Closer..."

May 18, 2001 Arts Feature

Who Gives a Damn About Big Range Austin?
The answer might be a lot closer than you think
"...lot of dance-y things going on in town lately. Andrea Ariel's big show a couple of weeks ago, Kathy..."

June 24, 2011 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Star Turns
The nominees for the 2015-16 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...Hoodies Down Mark Pickell, The Strangerer/Year of the Rooster Andrea Skola Summers, Skylight Don Toner, Disgraced..."

May 9, 2016 Arts Post by Robert Faires

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