Posts Tagged ‘dance’

Hip Shot: The Adventures of Tapman

Lab II — Atlas Performing Arts Center
Remaining Performances:
Wednesday, July 23, at 7:30 p.m.
Friday, July 25, at 6:15 p.m.
Saturday, July 26, at 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 27, at 4:30 p.m.
They say: A lovelorn scientist consumes a secret formula to transform into his crime-fighting alter ego, Tapman, the world's most daring tap dance superhero!
Camila's take: He's a scientist, the kind [...]

Hip Shot: From the Ground Up

Gala Theatre at Tivoli Square
Remaining Performance:
Sunday, July 28, 2:00 p.m.
They say: "From ancient Egypt to modern day Austria, Bowen Macaulay Dance explores the environmental influence on movement and movement choice in both Afoot in Vienna and in the theatrically-arresting Fire and Air, based on the final act of Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra."

Cara's Take: This performance is short.  The two [...]

Hip Shot: Violent Delights: A Shakespearean Brawl-esque Sideshow

Remaining Performances:
Saturday, July 20, midnight (Friday night)
Sunday, July 21, 2:45 p.m.
Tuesday, July 23, 6:45 p.m.
Friday, July 26, 10:00 p.m.
They say: "Step into the Circus of Violent Delights. Blending stage combat, dance, clowning and traditional theatrical convention, our charismatic Ringmaster leads you through Shakespeare's most spectacular life or death scenarios. But remember, 'violent delights have violent [...]

Hip Shot: Big River (and Other Wayfaring Ballads)

GALA Theatre at Tivoli Square
Remaining Performances:
Thursday, July 18, 6 p.m.
Saturday, July 20, 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, July 24, 9:45 p.m.
Saturday, July 27, noon
They say: "Ballet with a fresh twist. 2012 Fringe Audience Award winner MOVEiUS premieres Big River, featuring music by the Man in Black. From sophisticated to spicy, classical to quirky, this athletic mixed-repertory program walks the [...]

Hip Shot: To Know a Veil

Remaining Performances:
Sunday, July 14, 4 p.m.
Wednesday, July 17, 6 p.m.
They say: "From the desert of Morocco to the centerfold of Vogue. Why do women veil and reveal themselves? Try on a burka, take off your shoes. This show melds interviews, dance, installation and party games. A-veil yourself of an intimate evening."
Camila's Take: The revealing starts [...]

Hip Shot: ‘(Snap)shots on a Greyhound Headed Home’

Neither evocative enough to engage nor well-crafted enough to impress, (Snap)shots, lands somewhere in the “still under construction” category, leaving us with a half an hour of less-than-impactful imagery trying very hard (sometimes very, very hard) to find its footing.

Hip Shot: ‘Chameleon’

The Apothecary
1013 7th Street NW

Remaining Performances:

Friday, July 23 at 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 24 at 3:45 p.m.
Sunday, July 25 at 2:15 p.m.
They Say: "Chameleon is a multi-disciplinary presentation about global citizens who have been exposed to several cultures in their developmental years.  Exploring the notions of home, cultural identity and relationships through film, [...]

Hip Shot: ‘Lila: The Love Story of Radha and Krishna’

I can't imagine a better way to wait out a monsoon then to watch the graceful interplay of these gorgeous women; the slow, delicate contortions alternating with the stacatto raga stepwork. Shalini Goel Agarwal's flirtatious, mesmerizing gaze itself is reason enough to see this show.

Hip Shot: “Sari to Skin”

Part monologue, part performance poetry, and part traditional Indian dance, Neelam Patel delivers a deeply personal show that attempts to find some middle ground between her American and Indian heritage. As much as she brings the audience into her stories, the result is most therapeutic for Patel herself: Using the performance as a form of release, she shares her experiences, all of them true, as a way of connecting with her past.

‘Crashing Home’

Crashing Home
Harman Center – Forum
Remaining Performances:
Saturday, July 26 @ 3:00 pm
Sunday, July 27 @ 12:00 Noon
They say: “Voted "Pick of the Fringe 2007," WEERD SISTERS brings back singer/songwriter Annie Johnstone and choreographer/poet Diana Tokaji in a feast of words, dance, live music, and song. Expect chilling beauty – voice and muscle: Raw, ripe, "funny, intense." [...]