Posts Tagged ‘Joyce Theater’

With Catlike Tread: Tap Dancer Jason Samuels Smith at the Joyce Theater

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jason-samuels-smith-at-the-joyce (2) by VALERIE GLADSTONE Jason Samuels Smith electrifies the stage with the grace and fierceness of a cat. The heir of Gregory Hines, he pushes the boundaries of tap, with a sure grasp of its history and potential. Only 31, Smith has already won numerous awards, including the 2009 Dance Magazine Award, an Emmy for a television [&hellip
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All Along the Lines

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Alonzo_King Alonzo King’s Ballet at the Joyce BY VALERIE GLADSTONE When Alonzo King established LINES Ballet in 1982 in San Francisco, few believed he could maintain a new company in the city where the San Francisco Ballet had long captured the area’s ballet audience. Moreover, King did not conform to the typical ballet artistic director—he grew up [&hellip
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Stephen Petronio Company at the Joyce

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By Janet Allon The veteran, and yet still youthful, choreographer Stephen Petronio opened his short run at the Joyce last night. It was both a star-studded affair, and a performance filled with athleticism and extraordinary, sometimes challenging beauty. Petronio, who describes himself as the bastard child of modern dance pioneers Steve Paxton and Trisha Brown, [&hellip
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