Posts in category "Review"

So You Think You Can Dance: Top 20 recap

So You Think You Can Dance: Top 20 recap
Now that we’ve made it past all the hullabaloo of Vegas, the ever-sparkling (no seriously, covered in sequins) Cat Deeley handed over the top 20 dancers this year. This might be one of the most eclectic SYTYCD groups yet. From belly dancers to ballerinas, let’s take a look. No seriously, there’s a belly dancer: I... Read more »

Breaking Pointe mini-review: Dancers unhinged

Breaking Pointe mini-review: Dancers unhinged
As if I needed another GD reality show to watch, The CW’s Breaking Pointe is proving addictive after just one episode. It helps that 1. I like dance 2. I like to watch people dance 3. I like television. I’m not picky when it comes to my dance shows. I force myself to watch Mary... Read more »

Joffrey conquers Don Quixote

Joffrey conquers Don Quixote
Comedic ballets aren’t that funny. They’re fun to watch and the audience gives up some stuffy laughter, but that’s about it. Don Quixote is a different story. The Joffrey Ballet opened their run of the tragicomedy Don Quixote on Wednesday at Auditorium Theatre. I had seen the show performed by Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre when I... Read more »
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Chicago Dance Crash: Radio Stars Remix

Aah, guilty pleasures. Lifetime movies, glittery nail polish, Jersey Shore…you really, really shouldn’t. But you just can’t help it. They pose problems in everyday life, but guilty pleasures in the dance world are particularly taboo. This weekend, as a part of Dance Chicago 2010, Chicago Dance Crash revived its show Radio Stars from 2008. The... Read more »