Posts Tagged ‘George Jackson’

Austrian Dance’s “Shooting Star Export”

Some dance performances are joyful. They provide you with a deep impulse to fling yourself around, or transport you to a quiet place of suspended nowness.
Others are, let’s face it, tedious. They continue without any obvious dramatic arc, presenting some variety of cerebral movement that audience members are left to derive their own meaning from.
Where [...]

Heading Offstage: George Jackson, One of D.C.’s Longest-Working Dance Reviewers

Washington is about to lose one of its veteran dance critics. George Jackson, 80, a Southwest resident, has announced he’ll be giving up dance reviewing this month. Since 1972, Jackson has been taking in and commenting on Washington dance performances for local papers like the now-defunct Washington Star and the Washington Post, as well as national [...]