Bodytraffic returned to Penn Live Arts at Annenberg during last weekend’s snowstorm to perform the world premiere of Philadelphia-based choreographer Matthew Neenan’s latest work, “I Forgot the Start.” Many people braved icy patches to see it. Patrons were reticketed from the canceled Friday evening show to the Saturday shows, making for full houses in subfreezing weather. Some scooted out as the curtain went down on Neenan’s work, positioned as the penultimate offering leading me to think they’d seen what they came for.
At 82, Twyla Tharp shows no signs of slowing down. She brought two world premieres and an all-star revival to the Joyce this week. The newest dances made it clear that although she’s still a dynamo, aging is very much on her mind. She is exploring wistful terrain these days, but she is doing it with her characteristic humor and high step count.Continua a leggere