March 10, 2018
“BWW Dance Review: DEMO: NOW Finds Kennedy Center’s DIRECT CURRENT”
by Roger Catlin
“Here, in addition to the classically trained dances of New York City ballet star Sara Mearns and Patricia Delgado, formerly a principal dancer of the Miami City Ballet, the curve ball were the addition of a couple of free style innovators in the Memphis street style jookin’ Charles ‘Lil Buck’ Riley and Ron ‘Prime Tyme’ Myles.
The solo piece for Sara Mearns, ‘Fandango,’ with music by Boccherini, was a D.C. premiere that had its most solid roots of classic ballet (it also featured the oldest piece of music).”