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Carried Along by the Joie de Vive Apr 28, 2011

Tonight’s opening of Catherine Cabeen’s Into the Void is her first opportunity to showcase her own ideas in an evening length performance.  Don’t assume though that what you will see is a freshman effort.  Her resume is long and varied and some would say crowned with her time with Martha Graham Dance Company.  She is very much a multi-disciplinary producer with dance being only a part of her of vision.

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Rebuking One's Creator with Crystal Pite Feb 17, 2011

Tonight, “Dark Matters” performed by Kidd Pivot and choreographed by Crystal Pite opened to a sold out audience at On the Boards.  Pite’s work has been seen at OtB two other times as well.  It is amazing when any artist can live up to the hype and judging by the standing ovation and the howling love at the end of the first movement, Ms. Pite has lived up to her reputation yet again.

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Theatrical Redemption Courtesy of Ralph Lemon Nov 19, 2010

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Ralph Lemon
How Can You Stay in the House All Day and Not Go Anywhere?

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Refinement on the Bleeding Edge Oct 8, 2010

If you are reading this blog entry, you are most likely engaged enough with the dance scene in Seattle that you read some of the deluge of articles about Christian Rizzo both as an enigma as well as the giddy and heartfelt reviews of his recent performances in NYC.  Last night while I was deeply enjoying his opening night performance at On the Boards, I wondered “What could I possibly say that has not been said already in all the glowing press.”  You have most likely heard all about his rockstar nature, his dream career, his muse and dancer Julie Guibert and the fact that this performance,

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