Walter’s World: NuDance 2011 at the Riverside Theatre

By Walter Rutledge

NuDance 2011 was presented on December 9 and 10 at the Riverside Theatre. The two-hour plus event consisted of a pre-concert forum with three choreographers/ directors and was followed by a performance featuring twelve works by ten choreographers. Continue Reading →

Walter’s World: The Dance Gallery Festival

By Walter Rutledge

One of the many obstacles an emerging artist faces is visibility. The philosophical riddle, “If a tree falls in the forest but nobody is around to hear it, does it make a sound?” addresses the differences of the observed and unobserved worlds. The Dance Gallery Festival provided visibility in a professional venue for sixteen emerging and established dancer makers.

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