I haven’t seen Gallim Dance’s Blush, but I was fortunate to see I Can See Myself in Your Pupil at Spoleto in 2010.
That was a stirring performance that left me literally breathless at times, and I’ve tried to keep up with the work of Gallim Dance and founder/choreographer Andrea Miller since that show.
I doubt I’ll be making the trip up I-16 all the way from Savannah, but Atlanta area readers might be interested that Gallim will be performing the much-praised piece Blush on January 28th at the Rialto Center as part of the new weeklong festival Off the Edge. Click here for more information the festival and tickets.
It looks like a great lineup. Note that Zoe|Juniper is also performing — I already have tickets to see that company’s A Crack in Everything at Spoleto this coming June.
If Gallim Dance and Zoe|Juniper are any indication of the quality of Off the Edge as a whole, then it’s certainly a festival worth checking out.
With the proviso that much is lost in videos of live dance performances, here’s the trailer for Blush: