Bolero SB Rehearsal Schedule

Following is a schedule of rehearsals for Bolero Santa Barbara. PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL NOT NEED TO ATTEND EVERY REHEARSAL! The company can and will be flexible with your schedule. All rehearsals will take place on the Lobero stage, except for April 12 & 16 which will be held in the Courtyard behind the […]

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The Power of a Mattress

Who ever dreamed that a used mattress could provide so much fun and help propel a dance career? During a SDSB (SUMMERDANCE Santa Barbara) residency here circa 2003, Larry Keigwin and Nicole Wolcott created a duet with a used mattress as a prop.  They became intrigued with the mattress idea months earlier while exploring movement ideas […]

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Mark Dendy takes it off

Choreographer Mark Dendy is provocative. When I saw his performance of Dream Analysis in 1999 at the Joyce Theatre in NYC, I was captivated. Dendy’s work was simultaneously theatrical, original, outrageous and electrifying. On the spot, Laurie Burnaby and I decided that we must bring his company to Santa Barbara. The NY Times called Dream […]

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40 Hours in Santa Barbara

What is it about choreographer Larry Keigwin that makes him so mellow, so go-with-the-flow, so cool, so gracious, so easy to be around and just so damn nice?? Even my often grouchy husband was charmed, conceding, yeah, he’s just terrific. We crammed in a weekend of meetings and a welcome reception for Larry that generated a […]

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The Dance Critic in Me

I used to take all the words of dance critics very seriously, attending or ignoring performances based on their opinions. When I started presenting dance  in 1997, I began to see a lot more dance and consequently  I began to find myself often in disagreement with the critics whose words I had taken heretofore as […]

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Perform in Bolero Santa Barbara!

Larry Keigwin will be in Santa Barbara in January to meet with groups/ individuals and tell them about the plans for these performances during his residency from March 28 – April 24. Please join us at the Lobero Theatre on Saturday, January 16 at 12 noon to meet Larry and learn how you can be involved! […]

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Autumn in New York

I am back in Santa Barbara, marveling at the clarity of the air and the quiet of the streets.  NYC is truly an alternate universe.  It is one of my great pleasures in life, while in New York, to reconnect with dancer and choreographer friends I have made over the years.  When possible we meet […]

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