Posts tagged "Morgan Beckwith"
Acrobats and Artists in the Kitchen: “Cuisine and Confessions” Stirs and Amazes

Acrobats and Artists in the Kitchen: “Cuisine and Confessions” Stirs and Amazes

While performers soared on silks, flipped on tables, scaled poles and danced with utensils around the kitchen, the faint scent of banana bread greeted the nose. Usually this level of action would be too much for an audience member to handle, a true sensory over load devoid of meaning. However, on Tuesday, April 12th at...
The Future Is Female: Jessica Lang on ABT Premiere "Her Notes" and Overcoming Gender Bias

The Future Is Female: Jessica Lang on ABT Premiere “Her Notes” and Overcoming Gender Bias

In less than two decades, Jessica Lang has morphed from scrappy freelance choreographer to artistic director of her own nine-member dance company, Jessica Lang Dance, to an arts leader well on her way to establishing a center for dance education and a permanent home for her company in Long Island City. All the while, she...
Dd Travel Tuesday: From Sochi with Love

Dd Travel Tuesday: From Sochi with Love

Dd contributor Morgan Beckwith sends us a virtual postcard from the mountains of Sochi, Russia, as she gears up for the start of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games. Click here for the official NBC viewer’s guide and to watch videos. Send us your virtual postcards to [email protected] or tweet [email protected]#TravelTuesday
Dd Response: A Solemn, Frisky, and Captivating Evening of SMU Dance

Dd Response: A Solemn, Frisky, and Captivating Evening of SMU Dance

SMU students pushed their emotional and physical boundaries to revitalize twentieth-century ballet...
SMU Rehearsal Directors Talk Differences in Working with University Dance Students Versus Professionals

SMU Rehearsal Directors Talk Differences in Working with University Dance Students Versus Professionals

In anticipation of Southern Methodist University’s Fall Dance, running November 13th-17th, I asked some of the rehearsal directors about their opinion on staging and creating works in the university setting in contrast to producing work in the professional dance community.
A Gathering 2013: The Dallas Arts District Persists in the Fight Against AIDS

A Gathering 2013: The Dallas Arts District Persists in the Fight Against AIDS

I was a little uneasy about the nature of this particular benefit having the potential to be like so many others, repetitive and depressing. Instead, I was moved as the Dallas arts community presented a wondrous performance, where twelve different arts organizations and over two hundred performers demonstrated the poignancy of individual human struggle and...
Dark Circles Contemporary Dance: Joshua Peugh and His Confident Curiosity

Dark Circles Contemporary Dance: Joshua Peugh and His Confident Curiosity

On the evening of September 26th, I stepped into the intimate Sanders Theatre in Fort Worth Texas to witness the first full-evening program of Dark Circles Contemporary Dance (DCCD).