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The Fluffer
"...more comfortable sharing his bed at home with girlfriend-cum-exotic dancer Babylon (Day) than he is with any guy. It's..."

Feb. 22, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Steal Big, Steal Little
"...Latino brothers found and raised by eccentric artist and dancer Mona Rowland-Downey (played by Taylor, a dead ringer for..."

Oct. 6, 1995 Movie Review by Alison Macor

Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me
"...Monte, Eli hooks up with Sabra (Naschak), a topless dancer who takes him back to her hot pink trailer..."

Aug. 27, 1993 Movie Review by Pamela Bruce

SXSW Film Review: Twyla Moves
An intimate and fiercely entertaining dance with a legend
"...the world’s stages to the narrow confines of Zoom, dancer and choreographer Twyla Tharp embraced the opportunity to traverse..."

March 18, 2021 Screens Post by Vivie Behrens

Renee Davis' 25 Years as Harriet Tubman in Sister Moses
The dancer talks about her quarter-century of walking in the footsteps of this legendary conductor on the Underground Railroad
"...part in it again and again. "Without fail, all dancers who have come back to see the show or..."

Feb. 7, 2020 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Kozyworld
This collaboration between dancer Julie Nathanielsz and poet Margit Galanter employed fabric to explore human shape and contact
"...n Karz. The k in Kozyworld, a performance by dancer-choreographer Julie Nathanielsz and dance poet Margit Galanter, suggests that..."

June 10, 2016 Arts Review by Jonelle Seitz

The Body Is the Music
The Beginnings
"...history. So Morocco, the most respected ethnologist and Oriental dancer, has tried very hard to do as much research..."

Aug. 6, 1999 Arts Feature by Barbejoy A. Ponzio

Movers & Shakers
A guide to Austin dance
"...the company offers a crucial training ground for young dancers and choreographers on the Eastside. Semiannual concerts feature work..."

Dec. 4, 2015 Arts Feature by Jonelle Seitz

More McCanlies, Texas
The full interview with the director of 'Secondhand Lions'
"...writer/director he scored points with critics and colleagues with Dancer, Texas Pop. 81; and he's acknowledged as the uncredited..."

Sept. 19, 2003 Screens Feature by Louis Black

McCanlies, Texas
Tim McCanlies is known in the movie business as a great script writer with few scripts that have actually hit the big screen. With the Sept. 19 release of Secondhand Lions, long thought to be one of the best unproduced scripts around, that will change.
"...writer/director he scored points with critics and colleagues with Dancer, Texas Pop. 81; and he's acknowledged as the uncredited..."

Sept. 19, 2003 Screens Feature by Louis Black

Transformation Is Its Power
The Spiritual Connection
"...America and also one of the most famous Oriental dancers during the first quarter of this century, that reintroduced..."

Aug. 13, 1999 Arts Feature by Barbejoy A. Ponzio

That Body, My Teacher
Deborah Hay dances her way into the Blanton to give us a lesson in expanding perception
"...but don't let that keep you away. The intrepid dancer-choreographer at the heart of this exhibition has infiltrated the..."

March 21, 2014 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

B-Boy City Freestylin'
Roméo Navarro's freewheeling philosophy of dance has inspired a vibrant freestyle dance community in Austin for the past decade, and now his B-Boy City events, gathering 350-400 dancers from all over the South and Southwest and points beyond, are realizing a dream of freestylin' dancers on an even grander scale.
"...Thursday night practices, one can see a group of dancers, ranging in age from 16 to 28, design their..."

Oct. 25, 2002 Arts Feature by Deborah Hay

Dance of the Prodigal Son
Soft-spoken and self-effacing choreographer Stephen Mills seems an unlikely candidate for rebellious Prodigal Son. But he was, breaking away from Ballet Austin in 1996, only to return two years later. Now the newly named artistic director of Ballet Austin, Mills talks about his departure, his return, and the future of the company.
"...amount of "growing up" there: first as a principal dancer, then as a dancemaker. His work became so highly..."

April 28, 2000 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Sharing the Dance
A new generation of Austin choreographers is expanding our concept of dance through the combination of movement styles and traditions from across the globe, and Barbejoy Ponzio talks to them about the part fusion plays in their work.
"...is why I've been working with the Bharata Natyam dancer Anuradha Naimpally -- and in doing so, I have..."

Jan. 21, 2000 Arts Feature by Barbejoy A. Ponzio

The Concourse Project Brings the Raver Spirit Back to Austin
High-capacity event space looks to diversify their sound
"...the queue staffed with longtime RealMusic associates. A go-go dancer-turned-door attendant might scan your QR tickets or strap wristbands..."

Nov. 5, 2021 Music Feature by Christina Garcia

more.
Headlong Dance Theater's study in domestic life was both cerebral and immediate
"...created the hourlong piece, in collaboration with the six dancers, under the mentorship of pretty famous New York-based choreographer..."

Feb. 5, 2010 Arts Review by Jonelle Seitz

The White Crow
Biopic of the great dancer Rudolf Nureyev rarely finds its feet
"...sequence is Ivenko as the young genius. A ballet dancer of great repute himself, his creation of Nureyev is..."

May 17, 2019 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

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
"...Range Austin. Austin was a choreographer's town, not a dancer's town, she told me. Although Big Range introduced me..."

April 7, 2017 Arts Review by Jonelle Seitz

What's Past Is Prologue
Recreating classic tap routines from the screen and stage opens an exciting new future for Tapestry Dance Company
"...or editing cuts or camera tricks. What's more, the dancers accomplishing this astonishing feat of the feet – all..."

March 9, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Company
Robert Altman sidles up to Chicago's Joffrey Ballet and finds lots of glorious footwork but missteps when it comes to storytelling.
"...from actress Neve Campbell (Party of Five), a former dancer who dreamed of someday making a film about ballet...."

Jan. 30, 2004 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Iron Writer
"...he created for his directorial film debut last year, Dancer, Texas Pop. 81. More than likely, he is the..."

Aug. 6, 1999 Screens Feature by Cary L. Roberts

That Better Place
Choreographer Kate Warren and Her Crystal Eyes
"..."A dancer spends his life learning because he finds the process..."

Aug. 14, 1998 Arts Feature by Barbejoy A. Ponzio

SXSW Film Conference and Festival '98 Further Reflections
"...DANCER, TEXAS POP. 81..."

March 27, 1998 Screens Feature

The Zen of Filmmaking
Letters at 3AM
"...Another great artist of that era was the Russian dancer Vaslov Nijinsky. The accounts are clear, corroborated by many:..."

Aug. 1, 1997 Column by Michael Ventura

Men in Tights
The Rigors of a Career in Ballet
"...do for a living?,' to say, `I am a dancer' is still somewhat embarrassing for a man, particularly in..."

Oct. 20, 1995 Arts Feature

Here Today ...
Choreographer Sharon Marroquín lets go through dance in order to live
"..."I'm not afraid of dying," says dancer and choreographer Sharon Marroquín. "We like to think that..."

March 23, 2012 Arts Feature by Jonelle Seitz

Harmonic Convergence
Three stellar performers of Indian classical dance finally unite onstage
"...very same question that Vinitha Subramanian, another Indian classical dancer and founder of Natyalaya School of Dance, had heard..."

March 5, 2010 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Pushing Boundaries
Eight new dances that spoke engagingly to the place individuals have in groups
"...groups kept resurfacing. It began with Gina Patterson's "Voice": Dancers were positioned around the stage in small clusters, usually..."

Dec. 12, 2008 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Flash Dance: 30 Dances in 60 Minutes
Kathy Dunn Hamrick Dance Company's Flash Dance: 30 Dances in 60 Minutes won't give you Jennifer Beals, just clean, clear movement in expressive, compact little nuggets
"...solo involving a knife and fork manipulated by a dancer wearing a table around her waist, as well as..."

Feb. 16, 2007 Arts Review by Robert Faires

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