I reviewed LEVYdance for yesterday’s Chronicle:
“If you want to know what makes LEVYdance so sexy, it’s all there in “Holding Pattern,” the opener for the company’s third-anniversary home season at ODC Theater. Hip electronic music, piercing stares, dewy-skinned dancers who stunt-dive over one another in tangles of whiplash limbs: This is modern dance for a technological generation, neatly encapsulated in a 15-minute trio.
Blessed with such an audience hit early in his career, young UC Berkeley grad Benjamin Levy could choose to spend the next decade making variations on it. Instead, he’s pushed himself — last year, to comedy; this year, to horror. “Violent Momentum,” premiered Thursday and repeating through Sunday, is painful to watch for reasons both intentional and not. ”
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