Nonetheless, at least we have the summer!
I've been to three of the performances at ADF this summer, the Festival's first season under new direction. Jodee Nimerichter took over as director after long-time leader Charles Reinhart retired at the end of last season. As usual, the season line-up features both established power-houses and relative newcomers--it's been exciting to see some new companies this year.
The Stephen Petronio Company performed at the Durham Performing Arts Center June 15-16. They presented the evening-length "Underland," a dark collection of danced scenes set to several songs by Australian rocker Nick Cave. Here's an excerpt of my review: