There are a lot of distinct, personal touches to Rebeca Medina’s latest evening-length work, Paraíso, at Five Myles gallery in Crown Heights. There are details that indicate hospitality, like free snacks before the performance, or the personal, face-to-face greeting from Medina to audience members.
Remember choose-your-own-adventure books? As a child, I felt overwhelmed knowing that there was always another versionit somehow made the story seem less sturdy, lent the imagination a transparent quality.
In this era of crowd-sourcing, a sharing economy, and a Socialist garnering widespread support as a presidential candidate, BalletCollective makes sense. This ballet troupe is not leaderlessTroy Schumacher is the director and choreographer, and Ellis Ludwig-Leone is composer and music director.