Tag Archives: Beth Megill

Romero’s FUSE Dance Company Performs SEVER

FUSE Dance Company is celebrating its 5 year anniversary this weekend at the Diavolo Dance Space with its show SEVER, directed and choreographed by FUSE founder Joshua Romero. Having seen and reviewed a duet of his in the last MixMatch dance festival, I was looking forward to this performance. The evening-length work told the universal […]

SoleVita and RhetOracle: a Perfect Dance Pairing

Some might call SoleVita and RhetOracle a creative match made in heaven. These contemporary jazz dance companies both thrive on athleticism, entertaining narratives, and showstopper appeal. This past weekend’s show, The Great American Mixtape, featured a full, two hours of nonstop, high-energy dance. Here is an account of my favorites of the night. SoleVita’s Stealing […]

Taste of Brazilian Treats to Come: The Union Project Dance Company

The Union Project Dance Company arrived on the LA scene just two years ago, and has participated in a number of festivals around the LA area, quickly gaining exposure within the community. Tonight’s fundraiser was held to raise money for their first self-produced, evening-length performance to be held in August of this year as a […]

Pat Taylor’s JazzAntiqua Premiers Song in a Strange Land

Pat Taylor’s JazzAntiqua dance and music ensemble performed its latest work, Song in a Strange Land, Saturday night at the Nate Holden Performing Arts Center. What an infectious blend of rhythm and storytelling! The show charmed a full house, which responded with lively applause, hooping and hollering and a final standing ovation. JazzAntiqua is an […]

Speak Hill Dance Debut: This Is Me

Marlita Hill  debuted her new company Speak Hill Dance in the Los Angeles independent dance scene this month with a two-week run of This Is Me at Grand Arts High School in downtown Los Angeles. I attended the closing show, feeling lucky to have gotten a seat in a sold out house. The cast of […]

Two dance companies, Jessica Kondrath/The Movement and Megill & Company, provide rich experiences at ARC Pasadena, September 28, 2014

11 October 2014 — PASADENA, CA — Two companies, Jessica Kondrath|The Movement and Megill & Company, co-presented an afternoon of diverse, rich, and entertaining dances ranging from formal contemporary ballet to informal structured improvisation at ARC Pasadena on September 27 & 28, 2014. This collaborative approach to sharing a concert provided multiple voices and variety […]

“Squint, And Remake the World” Dance Review by Mary Marsh

Dance Review Dance / Performance Art Squint, and Remake the World Dance Performance By Jessica Kondrath | The Movement (JKTM) and Megill & Company (MeCo) with Guest Choreographer Robbie Cook Reviewed by Mary Marsh mywordbymarymarsh.wordpress.com September 2014 Behind three small, brushed-metal letters, ARC, three choreographers (Beth Megill, Jessica Kondrath, and Robbie Cook) joined forces to […]

Magalhães Explores the Unadorned Feminine in (un)bridaled

Marina Magalhães premiered her most recent dance theater work, (un)bridaled at the colorful and vibrant Le Studio in Culver City on Thursday Sept 18th, 2014. The cast of six women used dance, theater, music and video to question the nature of being young, female and single in Latino culture. The evening began with a festive […]

Actress Fury Delivers

Actress Fury is a great example of what can happen when you get three fearless women performing together in a show that holds nothing sacred and nothing precious.  I saw Actress Fury on Saturday Sept 13, 2014- one of the ridiculously hot summer days we have been experiencing in LA.  My experience of this performance […]

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8th Annual MixMatch Dance Festival (Saturday Aug 30, 2014)

MixMatch Dance Festival is produced by Amanda Hart and HartPulse Dance at the Miles Memorial Playhouse in Santa Monica. This evening’s performance was one of four shows all with different line ups of companies and dance works. This evening’s performance was a sweet combination of dance styles with high quality choreography and skilled performers.  (Click […]