Saturday, May 15, 2010
Pulse Dance Company, Anchorage
2010 © Brian Adams
A story Brian and I worked on together last week appeared in today's Anchorage Daily News, highlighting a new modern dance company in town, Pulse.
The Company's style is, like their mission, definitively modern: the performance, danced in several movements to a diverse collection of musical pieces, beginning with a hip-hop mash-up and journeying to a classical number, was marked by high-energy bursts pitted between dramatic expression. Dancers freeze while others ghostly swoon between bodies, limbs sharply thrust into the air and then dissolve into relax, the ensemble disperses just after meeting together in one undulating body. It was a performance much in the style of ballets choreographed by William Forsythe or Christopher Wheeldon; there is so much to look at at any given moment, yet to sit back and watch the performance as a whole is the ultimate goal, all of the inflections of diverse motion contributing to one beautiful swell of movement and sound.
Read the full article here.
Posted by brian adams at 11:21 PM