Reviews for Ocean Trilogy

 

 

Dancer choreographs her causes and what matters most

By Lisa Watson (This Carmel Pine Cone)

Link: http://pineconearchive.fileburstcdn.com/160923PCA.pdf page 37A of Women in Business

 

What Happens when dance and science merge?

Monterey Bay Aquarium

Link: http://www.mbari.org/what-happens-when-dance-and-science-merge/

 

Reviews for East West

 

 

SpectorDance’s East West

By: Scott MacClelland (Performing Arts Monterey Bay)

Link:  http://performingartsmontereybay.com/spectordances-east-west

 

SpectorDance performance conveys the push and pull of gang life

By: Jennie Tezak (Monterey Herald)

Link:  http://www.montereyherald.com/20141020/spectordance-performance-conveys-the-push-and-pull-of-gang-life

 

East West:  Local Artist’s Response to Gang Violence

By Lisa Ledin (KAZU interview)

Link:  http://kazu.org/post/east-west-local-artists-response-gang-violence#stream/0

 

SpectorDance’s new inspiration is its most daring and difficult-gangs.

By Walter Rice (Monterey County Weekly)

Link: http://www.montereycountyweekly.com/entertainment/art/spectordance-s-new-inspiration-is-its-most-daring-and-difficult/article_878537ea-5a3b-11e4-915a-001a4bcf6878.html

 

 

The first look at SpectorDance’s fluid and graphic gang-related dance piece, East West.

By:  Walter Ryce (Monterey County Weekly)

Link: http://www.montereycountyweekly.com/blogs/arts_culture_blog/the-first-look-at-spectordance-s-fluid-and-graphic-gang/article_38414824-5bc9-11e4-9493-0017a43b2370.html

 

Fran Spector Atkins

By Scott MacClelland (Performing Arts Monterey Bay)

Link:  http://performingartsmontereybay.com/fran-spector-atkins/

 

 

 

Past Reviews

 

SpectorDance in Washington DC at the Smithsonian

Link:  http://ocean.si.edu/ocean-news/changing-tides-series-ocean-discussions

“DID YOU KNOW that a world-class center for contemporary dance has sprung up in the growing community of Marina? OK, it didn’t exactly “spring up,” but rather was born of the vision and dedication of its founder and artistic director, Fran Spector Atkins and her husband, Jim Atkins…”

Link: http://www.montereyherald.com/ci_13442515?IADID=Search-www.montereyherald.com-www.montereyherald.com

 

“Spector Dance has been a fantastic school of ballet and dance that we would highly recommend. Our daughter has taken ballet at several local schools, and Spector Dance has been by far the most impressive…”

Link: http://greatnonprofits.org/reviews/spectordance/#r_id-29545–user_id-30559 Nonprofit Reviews

 

“In typical Spector Atkins fashion, the dance teacher/choreographer’s latest work has taken on a massive topic – in this case, one that covers about 70 percent of the planet. She interviewed top scientists, read books and journals and watched hours of underwater footage. After plunging deeply into ocean research, now she’s surfacing with something deep and mesmerizing, a sensory delight of movement and music…
”

Link: http://www.montereycountyweekly.com/news/2011/may/05/tidal-creativity Monterey County Weekly

 

“After a heated online voting race between Galveston Tree Conservancy and the Spokane Reforesting Group, among others, SpectorDance came out on top scoring a $20,000 grant from Tom’s of Maine thanks to a flurry of voters clicking them across the finish line when they needed it most…”

Link: http://www.montereycountyweekly.com/weblogs/culture-blog/2011/oct/11/spectordance-nets-cool-20k-ocean Monterey County Weekly

 

“SpectorDance is to be commended for your pioneering work. Congratulations again on your award. I for one look forward to experiencing in dance the dangers of ocean acidification and changes in sea levels!”

Link: A letter from Congressman Sam Farr




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