At the end of our first full year of operation we thought it would be fun to provide a look back and some of the high and low-lights of the past year.
Lux Boreal’s collaboration with a dance company from Tipperary produces off-kilter wobbles and a human om, to music that could be the soundtrack for one of the moodier Western films.
… this isn’t your Great Grandma’s Wizard of Oz. This one has more dancing (giant dancing bugs, crows, and apple trees with thick red lips right out of an acid trip, an edgy Emerald City gang in aviator glasses, and pyrotechnics that make your hair stand up.
Michael Reid and John Paul Lawson are both big, powerful athlete-dancers, and they combine all that power with clean, graceful lines, making their pirouettes and wheeling leaps the highlight of Axxiom Dance Collective’s show at the Vine on Sunday evening.