New Work: Nora Chipaumire and Okwui Okpokwasili "Bronx Gothic," "The Last Heifer" Danspace Project, Platforms 2012: Parallels New York, NY March 16, 2012 By Martha Sherman Copyright © 2012 by Martha Sherman Nora Chipaumire and Okwui Okpokwasili are more than dancers; they are forces of nature. In a casting coup for his consistently strong series, Ishmael Houston-Jones, the curator of Danspace’s Platforms 2012: Parallels, paired the women – both Bessie award winners at the height of their expressive abilities – for an evening of two powerful solos.
"Cover Boy" Tere O’Connor Danspace Project St. Mark’s Church New York, NY December 11, 2011 By Martha Sherman Copyright © 2011 by Martha Sherman Who would have thought the old man had so much tender in him? Tender isn’t the first ad... Read Post
“Glimpse” Vicky Shick and Dancers Danspace Project New York, NY April 4, 2009 by Martha Sherman copyright © 2009 by Martha Sherman Vicky Shick is a beautiful, smart dancer who choreographs beautiful, subtle work. “Glimpse”, her most... Read Post