Piano moves the body. It's a rule that ballet dancers live by – in the daily class, the pianist coaxes out their first gentle exercises and buoys their jumps in bounding grand allegros. (Before the modern piano came into wide use, dancers eked out their tendus to the violin.) Ballet Austin's triple bill of piano-centric abstract works was an ode to the instrument and its range, performed excellently by the company and guest musicians.
It was a furious, delirious beginning: Olivia Chacón's heels hammering the floor, a long white skirt whipping around her calves, as flamenco singer Celia Sellers sustained a wide, wavering note. In the next moment, a sextet of altogether different singers, dressed in somber black, offered up the polyphonic notes of a baroque motet, encircling Chacón as she indulged in some loosening neck rolls.
Through these varied dances, I saw a thread of starkness and clarity. In alphabetical order:2) 11:11 (Jennifer Sherburn and Natalie George Productions) Nine quick-fire, layered performances in as many months (in almost as many venues). 3) BODY RITUALS (Aztlan Dance Company) On process and practice. Hammering heels and, floating above them, depths of soul. 4) GLACIER (Kathy Dunn Hamrick Dance Company) A farewell of sorts. The slipperiness of loss and ice without politics.
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Selecting a term
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