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Review: the National Chamber Ensemble Mother’s Day Concert ‘Music of Our Time’ at the Spectrum Theatre

For their Mother’s Day theme and as a tribute to the conclusion of their 10th anniversary season at Rosslyn’s Spectrum Theatre, the National Chamber Ensemble (NCE) selected a program inspired by film scores. Led by violinist and Artistic Director Leonid Sushansky, with brilliant support from renowned clarinetist Julian Milkis, and pianist Carlos Rodriguez, the group […]

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Review: ‘Aladdin and His Magic Lamp’ at Hope Garden Children’s Ballet Theatre

Aladdin and the Magic of Dance On June 4, 2016, in the Poolesville High School auditorium, Hope Garden Children’s Ballet Theatre staged a production of original ballet, Aladdin and His Magic Lamp. This was no Disney’s Aladdin. Artistic Director Fran Ichijo created an entirely new ballet with nods to the past classics. The ballet opened with original choreography […]

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Review: ‘Twenty Years with Love’ at Bowen McCauley Dance

Lucy Bowen McCauley celebrates 20 years as a choreographer and artistic director of her own company, with Twenty Years with Love, Bowen McCauley Dance, an evening of three pieces including one world premier filled with her original choreography and fantastic music. Bach Chaconne in D minor starts with an athletic pas de deux that is […]

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Bowen McCauley Dance 20th Anniversary Celebration at Dance Place

Bowen McCauley Dance is currently celebrating its 20th anniversary season with a four-piece retrospective. All choreographed by Lucy Bowen McCauley, the opening number takes the audience back to the company’s founding in 1996, where fittingly it performed “What’ll Ya’ave, Luv?” at Dance Place. Its final selection, “Part of the Main,” is a world premiere, however. […]

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Capital Fringe 2014 Review: ‘#albatross’

(Best of the Capital Fringe) MOVEIUS Contemporary Ballet, a DC-based company founded in 2010, presents #albatross in this summer’s Capital Fringe Festival, with a program of three works. The decision to show three works, as opposed to packing the concert to the brim with a handful of smaller works, really allowed the dancers of this […]

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Capital Fringe 2014 Preview: ‘#albatross’

MOVEIUS Contemporary Ballet’s appearance at this month’s Capital Fringe Festival combines dance, electric guitar, and social media in its presentation of a brand-new work and two audience favorites. The company’s world premiere, choreographed collaboratively by three of MOVEIUS’s dancers, Melissa Lineburg, Carrie Denyer, and Fringe veteran choreographer Shelley Siller, considers the opportunities and problems inherent […]

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