ALVIN AILEY AMERICAN DANCE THEATER MAKES THEIR LONG AWAITED RETURN TO WHITE BIRD, PERFORMING TWO DIFFERENT PROGRAMS FEATURING WORKS BY ARTISTIC DIRECTOR ROBERT BATTLE, TWYLA THARP, TALLEY BEATTY, HOPE BOYKIN, AND KYLE ABRAHAM. BOTH PROGRAMS CULMINATE IN AILEY’S MASTERPIECE, REVELATIONS.
STEPHEN PETRONIO COMPANY RETURNS TO WHITE BIRD TO PERFORM A ROUSING AND INVENTIVE “BLOODLINES” PROGRAM, FEATURING THE POSTMODERN WORKS OF YVONNE RAINIER, STEVE PAXTON, ANNA HALPRIN AS WELL AS PETRONIO HIMSELF. What: Stephen Petronio Company Presented by: White Bird Sponsored
Oregon Artswatch writer Nim Wunnan reviews Stephen Petronio Company, saying “What’s remarkable about the Bloodlines project is that it shows, in a very real way, what the historical pieces it examines were and where they went rather than fixating on the historical
The choreographer has recovered and re-staged several postmodern classics, which inform his own current work. APRIL 7, 2018 // DANCE // NIM WUNNAN Stephen Petronio returned to Portland’s Newmark Theatre four years after his company danced the haunting, longform piece Like Lazarus Did. This time, his company