“Searching / Martha at Mark Morris Dance Center”
by Leigh Witchel
“A fantasia on the American West is a risky way to celebrate your silver anniversary. Impressionistic ballets can be incoherent nightmares. But Julia Gleich pressed on and made “Martha (The Searchers)” to celebrate 25 years of her company Gleich Dances. Like the West, it wasn’t tidy, but you could unquestionably follow the trail…”
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Ballet Inspired by a Western Finds Shape in Artist Elanna Hergzog’s Layered Designs
by Elena Goukassian
This weekend at Brooklyn’s Mark Morris Dance Center, choreographer Julia K. Gleich and visual artist and 2017 Guggenheim fellow Elana Herzog present the premier of their new collaborative project, a full-length ballet titled Martha (The Searchers).
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DanceInforma / October 24, 2017
Gleich Dances announces its 25th anniversary season with Martha (The Searchers) on October 27-29 at Mark Morris Dance Center in Brooklyn. Having served as the Head of Choreography at London Studio Centre and on faculty at Trinity LABAN Conservatoire of Music and Dance since 2003, Artistic Director Julia Gleich marks this milestone back in New York, where her extensive body of work began.
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