The Trey McIntyre Project by Jennifer Tarrazi-Scully

You can tell a lot about a company by how they run together. If the steps are out of sync or tentative, the execution of the choreography probably is as well. When The Trey McIntyre Project runs across the stage it is powerful. They have the drive of a pack of wolves and are as precise as a school of fish. The strides aren’t thrown away. They have meaning and are a cohesive act that represents the dancers are united in this experience. Continue reading The Trey McIntyre Project by Jennifer Tarrazi-Scully

Off The EDGE: A Celebration of Movement in Atlanta Day 2 by Jennifer Tarrazi-Scully

The pioneer performance of a two night movement event, Off the EDGE, was off to a warm start.  Curator, Lauri Stallings, wants this experience to be more than a festival.  Her goal is to plant the seed of a recurring event with … Continue reading Off The EDGE: A Celebration of Movement in Atlanta Day 2 by Jennifer Tarrazi-Scully

Off The EDGE: A Celebration of Movement in Atlanta Day 1 by Jennifer Tarrazi-Scully

The maiden Off the EDGE voyage began on Fri. 27, 2012. It went well but not without growing pains. The lineup was diverse, interesting and had a little something for everyone. The companies came from NY, Seattle, LA and of course from our humble city. But there were lots of little technical glitches and program snafus that made the evening stutter along. The performances, however, were engaging enough to pull the audience back into the action on the proscenium. Continue reading Off The EDGE: A Celebration of Movement in Atlanta Day 1 by Jennifer Tarrazi-Scully

EDGE/Public Off The EDGE: A Celebration of Movement in Atlanta by Jennifer Tarrazi-Scully

The long anticipated modern dance event, Off the EDGE, took over downtown Atlanta this weekend, January 27th– 28th, 2012.  The main stage performances took place at the Rialto. But as a pre-show treat at 6pm, a sister series of free site specific performances played … Continue reading EDGE/Public Off The EDGE: A Celebration of Movement in Atlanta by Jennifer Tarrazi-Scully