Two “tribes”—one dressed in brown, the other in green—exchange wary glances. Using wooden cubes, they stake out their territory and line up, facing off. Yet, a moment later, a man ventures out from the four-person greens, a woman from the browns. To music with a waltz tempo, they explore lyrical partnering.
How do we respond to someone we perceive as “other?” With curiosity or fear?Read More
Chicago’s outstanding Kontras Quartet has returned to San Diego in “High Strung” at the Lyceum Theatre, a stimulating collaboration between Art of Élan and Malashock Dance. In April, 2018, Art of Élan brought noted jazz virtuoso Branford Marsalis and the Kontras Quartet for an exciting concert at the Music Box in Little Italy, so I…Read More
Art of Élan’s Artistic Director Kate Hatmaker brought in New York City’s NOW Ensemble, a contemporary music quintet, to accompany as energetic evening of contemporary dance by Malashock Dance . . .Read More
Malashock Dance’s ‘Snakeskin’ premiered at UC San Diego’s Forum Theater Friday (May 15) propelled by an eclectic score from Krishan Oberoi, director of the choral ensemble SACRA/PROFANA . . .Read More
Filled with provocative physicality and adult themes, Malashock/RAW4, is known as the soft-porn of San Diego dance programs. Now in its 4th year, the hit series hits the Lyceum Stage Nov. 14-16 with daring and bruising new works by John Malashock, Michael Mizerany, and Andy Noble.Read More