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Kathy Dunn Hamrick Dance Company’s Company
In this short works program, the troupe explored the solace and thrills in the company you keep
"...In sharing the program of her company's June concert with other choreographers, Kathy Dunn Hamrick set..."

June 15, 2018 Arts Review by Jonelle Seitz

Kathy Dunn Hamrick Dance Company's True Story
In Kathy Dunn Hamrick's new dance, communities, like truths, were fluid and the movement was incomparable
"...During the few moments when the dancers moved synchronously in Kathy Dunn Hamrick's newest work for..."

Dec. 11, 2015 Arts Review by Jonelle Seitz

More or Less
Kathy Dunn Hamrick's dance, performed to Steve Reich's Drumming in its entirety, had rhythms moving the dancers and moving through them
"...I've seen perhaps a dozen dances set to recorded excerpts of Steve Reich's Drumming, but..."

May 27, 2016 Arts Review by Jonelle Seitz

Kathy Dunn Hamrick Dance Company’s Glacier
As an elegy to the ice, this dance aestheticized doom but left us plenty of edge
"...Given the pensive direction that choreographer Kathy Dunn Hamrick's work has taken lately – the subtle..."

June 9, 2017 Arts Review by Jonelle Seitz

Kathy Dunn Hamrick Dance Company
In making her new dance, Kathy Dunn Hamrick kept turning things upside down
"...With typical candor, Kathy Dunn Hamrick admits that when she began to create..."

June 17, 2011 Arts Feature by Dawn Davis Loring

Kathy Dunn Hamrick Dance Company
The local choreographer chooses carefully two troupes to dance with hers
"...Kathy Dunn Hamrick isn't going to let just any dance..."

June 18, 2010 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Kathy Dunn Hamrick Dance Company's Disrupted
KDHDC and Dark Circles Contemporary Dance used classical music to launch into playful patterns and absurd rituals
"...Choreographer Kathy Dunn Hamrick invited the Dallas-based Dark Circles Contemporary Dance,..."

Dec. 9, 2016 Arts Review by Jonelle Seitz

Kathy Dunn Hamrick Dance Company
An impossible symphony and a manipulated dance challenge our experience of time and memory
"...The Big Small, a dance choreographed by Kathy Dunn Hamrick and performed by her..."

July 26, 2013 Arts Feature by Jonelle Seitz

Speaking of Dance
The difficulty of describing dance inspires choreographer Kathy Dunn Hamrick to create an ingenious 30-minute dance out of phrases from dance reviews.
"...Kathy Dunn Hamrick was reading a dance review when a..."

April 25, 2003 Arts Feature by Sarah Hepola

2016 Austin Festival of Dance
The second round of Kathy Dunn Hamrick's streamlined contemporary dance festival is as carefully curated as the first
"...Leave it to Kathy Dunn Hamrick, choreographer of resonant dances and developer of..."

March 4, 2016 Arts Feature by Jonelle Seitz

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
"...Austin, in 2008, I interviewed Ellen Bartel about the dance festival she directed, Big Range Austin. Austin was a..."

April 7, 2017 Arts Review by Jonelle Seitz

Robert Faires' Top 10 Classical Music / Dance Treasures of 2016
The richest work in dance and classical music this year ran the gamut from a dance in a backyard pool to an opera about Cold War brainwashing
"...AT A TIME: A JOURNEY TOWARD PRESENT GRACE (Tapestry Dance Company) A necessary work in this election year, spotlighting..."

Dec. 30, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Top Nine Big-Bang Dance Concerts of 2015
Each of the top dance performances of 2015 created a universe of its own
"...Each one of these 2015 dances created a universe of its own. In chronological order:..."

Jan. 1, 2016 Arts Feature by Jonelle Seitz

Top 10 Dance/Classical Music Treasures of 2015
Leaving deep impressions from 2015's dance and classical music works were the unexpected elements, like screen doors, trees, and car horns
"...composer Nico Muhly. 6) The Trees Of Govalle (Forklift Danceworks)..."

Jan. 1, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Robert Faires’ Top 10 Dance and Classical Joys of 2018
In this year’s dance and classical offerings, extraordinary depictions of loss and suffering continue to haunt
"..."FOUR MORTAL MEN" (Ballet Austin) Stephen Mills' elegy for dancers he knew in Eighties New York created such tight..."

Dec. 28, 2018 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.
"...a fusion of different cultures, so why shouldn't the dances she creates be the same? "I am part Italian,..."

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

Top 10 (+1) Dance Classical Music Treasures of 2013
In 2013, dance and classical music were distinguished by their breadth of expression and eloquence
"...1) 'MOZART DANCES' (Mark Morris Dance Group/Texas Performing Arts) Startlingly virtuosic dance,..."

Jan. 3, 2014 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Fourth Annual Ultimate Book & Dance Affair
Kathy Dunn Hamrick's casual fundraiser gives pros and amateurs alike room to move
"...Martha Jones, 72, has been taking dance classes two or three times per week since her..."

July 17, 2009 Arts Feature by Jonelle Seitz

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
"...Through these varied dances, I saw a thread of starkness and clarity. In..."

Dec. 29, 2017 Arts Feature by Jonelle Seitz

Top 10 Dance/Classical Music Treasures of 2014
It was a year in which the personal shone through in dance and classical works small and large
"...2) THERE, THE MAGNIFICENT (Kathy Dunn Hamrick Dance Company) This dance's celebration of small..."

Jan. 2, 2015 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Top 9 All-In Dance Concerts (Plus 3 Short Works) of 2013
This year, dancers took on weighty matters – gender, the body, grief – exploring them with remarkable depth
"...4) 'THE BIG SMALL'/'THE UNDOING OF NONET' (Kathy Dunn Hamrick Dance Com­pany) Separated by months but related..."

Jan. 3, 2014 Arts Feature by Jonelle Seitz

Austin Dance Festival
The debut of this new dance fest offered a range of interesting work, the best being fluent in musicality
"...For a city crazy with festivals, our dance festival history is kind of shaky. For much of..."

April 24, 2015 Arts Review by Jonelle Seitz

Top 10 Dance and Classical Music Wonders of 2007
Chronicle Arts Editor Robert Faires recaps 2007 in dance and classical music
"...of trusted designers, and her amazing corps of aerial dancers transformed the massive beams and vast emptiness of the..."

Jan. 4, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

'Site Dance'
A new book cites Blue Lapis Light's founder as a dancemaker of national importance
"...The Blue Lapis Light dance Requiem, performed on the concrete skeleton of what was..."

Feb. 26, 2010 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Dance Fever
With Hot September Flurries, a corps of Austin choreographers burn up the Blue all month long
"...Or, say, a month. Because this town boasts enough dance makers to fill a page of the calendar with..."

Sept. 16, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

ACC Dance Department: The joys of discovery
ACC's dance program is noteworthy for its strong faculty and the way they help young choreographers find their voice
"...That's local choreographer Darla Johnson (Johnson/Long Dance Company, Big State Productions) reflecting on her work with..."

May 2, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Chaddick Dance Theater
After a stellar career in San Francisco, a choreographer follows her heart to Austin
"...successful run in San Francisco. As artistic director of Company Chaddick, the modern dance company which she founded in..."

Oct. 3, 2008 Arts Feature by Hannah Kenah

Energy Abounding
Few words better encompass what the Kathy Dunn Hamrick Company is all about
"...When I first walk into the lobby of Cafe Dance, Kate Warren's storefront studio haven for dance on Hancock..."

July 7, 2006 Arts Feature by Barry Pineo

Moving Backward to Go Forward
The opening of its fourth season finds the Kathy Dunn Hamrick Dance Company moving backward in order to go forward.
"...That is how choreographer Kathy Dunn Hamrick tackled one of her newest pieces, "City..."

April 26, 2002 Arts Feature by Dawn Davis Loring

The Austin Arts Hall of Fame Class of 2018
Actor/director Norman Blumensaadt, dance artists Kathy Dunn Hamrick and Anuradha Naimpally, and philanthropists Jeanne and Michael Klein join the ranks of cultural heroes
"...providing the support for the visual arts, classical music, dance, and theatre, over many years, who have made the..."

May 25, 2018 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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