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“Covenant” presents a variety of contemp

Avery Johnston and Alex Yanez story Bodies rose from the dead as they lay there, hidden by plastic. Hands stretched out from beyond. This is not a scene from a movie – it was part of the Fresno State Contemporary Dance Ensemble “Covenant” performance. “ The ensemble kicked off its program at the John Wright […]

‘And Then We Danced’: Queer As Folk Danc

“It is not the lambada,” a grim-faced dance teacher reminds his students in Levan Akin’s And then we danced, directing his comments primarily at Merab (Levan Gelbakhiani), whose movements have leaned too much towards the feminine for his liking. In the traditional Georgian dance, he tells her, “You should be like a nail,” and his […]