Dance Critique

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This dance event hosted by the department of theater and dance at Montclair State University was a spectacular event that you would not want to miss. This dance event ,that took place in Alexander Kasser Theater, had six dances and one dance film. My favorite thing about the dances were the effort that all the students put into it and all the light action. Also the costume were amazingly designed and flowed with the themes of every individual dance. The name of the event is Danceworks 2016. This took place on March thirty-first through April third. The day I attended the event was Sunday April third, and it was a great way to continue my day. It began with the premier of Static Friction which is a ballet performance of all girls. This was a …show more content…
This dance consisted of a quartet which consists of two duets. This contemporary dance was created by Christian von Howard. What I loved the most about this piece was the scenery which was unique. They danced inside of a square created by light, and had an exit that caught the peoples attention. Even though the dancers did not come from there they did walk off stage using the curtains and parting ways. This dance incorporated romance, love, elegance, and feelings. Both of the duets had a man and a woman in them and they both danced and connected with each other in a elegant romantic way. This dance is so well performed that it made me feel like I needed to go share my love with someone else. The stage was very simple, but simple is always elegant. The lighting helped created a moody style for the dancers and helped the audience feel the same way. This dance only used a small amount of space on stage. The energy of the dancers can be seen thought their performance. The energy on stage felt so positive and great. I really fell in love with this performance from the time that it began till the time that it was over. I was so happy when I saw them perform his. I really don 't know how to express it in words the way I felt, but it just felt great watching these dancers create such beautiful …show more content…
Its amazing to see that Montclair State University carries great talent here. I am looking forward to attend another dance performance here. Also when I do finish this semester I will defiantly continue going to these performances because its something you do not want to miss. I might even consider taking another dance class because as hard as it look it also looks like bunch of fun once you get the point and perfect it. Overall I loved everything about this dance event, and nothing for me was flawed. Everything was perfect as it can

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