“To see beautiful, strong, women in a cluster, performing Ariel Grossman’s lovely, fluid choreography, was refreshing…The synchronization of movement … presented a united front of elegance, beauty, and poetry. The women told a familiar story of antiquity through sweeping attitude turns and unique floor patterns that were distinct and strong. With a continuous flow of energy they supported and reinforced the quest of Vashti as she unraveled and solved the questions posed for women then, and for women now…Read more about BWW Reviews: Riedel Dance Theater and Rivka Dance – BWWDanceWorld by dance.broadwayworld.com
Thank you for a wonderful season with VASHTI at Ailey!
“…a series of women’s dances in which both the beauty of the feminine spirit and the solidarity of sisterhood are celebrated in courtly movement and ritualistic gestures; there is a definite feeling of the spirit of Isadora Duncan hovering in the space… “Oberons Grove
Sometimes it is a deeper experience to view dance as pure expressive movement, beyond story, detailed construction, and self-consciousness; these dances achieved that feeling for me.” -Carlos Stafford, The Model Critic
“Your quintet has infectious and snappy timings”- Catherine Tharin, Director/Curator Fridays At Noon, 92Y Harkness Dance Center
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