BWW Review: Women Rising Triumphantly — Choreography From The Female Perspective, Featuring Ten Dance Companies Led By Women At The Ford Theatre
By Valerie-Jean Miller
Celebrating the centennial of the Nineteenth Amendment granting women the right to vote; assembled and produced by Deborah Brockus, artistic director of the annual Los Angeles Dance Festival.
Deborah Brockus has assembled another TKO of a presentation. This time at the aesthetically invigorating and lovely renovated Ford Theatre; originally entitled, prophetically first named, The PILGRIMAGE Theatre. It was an enlivening evening from start to finish. Ms. Brockus is a hands-on participant, besides organizing, directing, choreographing and publicizing and cheerleading all involved, she was there to greet the theatre goers and anyone coming to support and witness this celebration. Take note of her tenacity and perseverance.
Ms. Brockus has been labeled “the single most important person in Southland dance,” an “impresario”, “the mother superior of LA dance” and “tireless” by the Los Angeles Times for her involvement in establishing the local dance scene as a producer, choreographer and teacher.
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