Tag Archives: 3rd Law Dance/Theatre

3rd Law Dance/Theater: Lost in Place at the Arvada Center

A review by Gwen Gray As last Saturday evening’s performance of “Lost in Place” by 3rd Law Dance/Theater got underway, the sound of trains chugging along and boats sloshing into harbor filled the Arvada Center for Arts and Humanities, and old black-and-white scenes evoking 20th century European immigration were projected on the backdrop. Ten dancers […]

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3rd Law Dance/Theater Presents “Lost in Place”

As issues of migration, ethnicity, culture, and spirituality consume our world, 3rd Law Dance/Theater’s upcoming restaging of, “Lost in Place,” feels especially timely. Dancers explore the idea of a ‘sense of place,’ particularly the theme of losing one’s sense of place. Filled with quirky interludes featuring shoes, suitcases, trunks, typewriters, birdcages, and juggling balls, this […]

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3rd Law Dance/Theater Presents: An Un-Still Life

“Un-Still Life” is a collective expression inspired by a central theme, exploring the transforming impulse of a moving still life and how color has the potential to access the complete range of our senses. The magic of a still life (in visual art) is that they show us a new way of looking at ordinary […]

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Un-Still Life, with 3rd Law Dance

A preview by Betsy Schwarm At first glance, still-life imagery and dance might seem contradictory ideas. After all, the essence of dance is motion, not stillness. However, a still-life image is essentially a moment in time: what about the next moment? What colors and textures might emerge from further consideration of that bowl of fruit, […]

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3rd Law Dance/Theater Presents “Lost In Place”

As issues of migration, ethnicity, culture and spirituality consume our world, 3rd Law Dance/Theater’s upcoming concert, “Lost in Place,” feels especially timely. Dancers explore the idea of a ‘sense of place,’ particularly the theme of losing one’s sense of place. Filled with quirky interludes featuring shoes, suitcases, trunks, typewriters, birdcages, and juggling balls, this theatrical […]

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3rd Law Dance/Theater Presents “Lost In Place”

As issues of migration, ethnicity, culture and spirituality consume our world, 3rd Law Dance/Theater’s upcoming concert, “Lost in Place,” feels especially timely. Dancers explore the idea of a ‘sense of place,’ particularly the theme of losing one’s sense of place. Filled with quirky interludes featuring shoes, suitcases, trunks, typewriters, birdcages, and juggling balls, this theatrical […]

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A New Vision of the Dance: 3rd Law

Fine dance is more than tutus and pirouettes. In the world of 3rd Law Dance/Theater, it’s a vibrantly collaborative art of today.

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3rd Law Dance/Theater’s “ROOF Over Our Heads”

A review by Gwen Gray I suspect that it takes a certain amount of restraint for the ever-forward-thinking 3rd Law Dance/Theater to pause and take a look back through their 13-year repertoire, as they did on the evening of June 14 in Boulder. Nevertheless, the retrospective — which paid tribute to The Dairy Center for […]

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3rd Law Dance/Theater and Boulder Bach Festival’s “Obstinate Pearl”

A review by Gwen Gray (with photos by Heather Gray) Boulder contemporary dance and classical music fans converge during Boulder Arts Week. How do you get from baroque music to a contemporary boxing ring? Follow the path of one restless neuron to another in Katie Elliott or Jim LaVita’s brain. When the co-artistic directors of […]

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