Reviews

"Heads snap and bodies undulate in the athletic and memorable SILO, presented by somebodies dance theater ... [it] is innovative dance theater at a concert level, and the audience sits inches away on the Spreckels stage."

-Kris Eitland, sandiegostory.com, June 25th, 2016


“if there's a troupe that deserves to be seen by more people — even (or especially) those who don't see a lot of dance — it's somebodies dance theater, whose world-premiere work The Whispering Directions proves an inventive and sometimes mesmerizing experience.“

-James Hebert, San Diego Union-Tribune, July 25th, 2015


“sensuous fluidity, the impression that each movement originates deep in the body and spreads through every cell … which sounds yummy and oozy but can also produce speed and attack—whip turns, frantic pivots, sudden percussive bursts.”

-Janice Steinberg, sandiegostory.com, March 18th, 2015


“somebodies dance theater continues to present whimsical, curious works that linger“

-Kris Eitland, sandiegostory.com, April 26th, 2013


“beautifully crafted dance theater ... Rich text and repetition, seamless transitions and little details, were all part of the magical storytelling.”

-Kris Eitland, sandiego.com, March 27th, 2012


“utterly charming and darkly witty“

-Dawn Davis Loring, Dance Source Houston, October 7th, 2011


“gleamed with intelligence”

-Janice Steinberg, San Diego Union-Tribune, December 26th, 2010


“equally charming and mysterious“

-Nancy Wozny, Dance Source Houston, October 15th, 2010


“two dance artists to watch, closely“

-Kris Eitland, sandiego.com, April 12th, 2010


“Best Original Choreography … the duo dancers sparked the stage with the unexpected … and most important, their spirit to communicate to the audience.”

-Rob Appel, San Diego Theatre Scene, October 3rd, 2009


“playful and poignant intimacy”

-Brian Schaefer, San Diego News Network, August 24th, 2009


“Bolles and Sorensen will become forces in contemporary dance here.”

-Janice Steinberg, San Diego Union-Tribune, August 20th, 2009


“Bolles and Sorensen are excellent partners with chemistry, and they like to take risks … we didn’t want the harmonious encounter to end.”

-Kris Eitland, sandiego.com, July 2nd, 2009