Once upon a time, you could apply adjectives like "sensual," even "voluptuous," to Wally Cardona's dancing, although there was always a tigerish tenseness in it. As his movement style has become more intriguingly original, it has also gotten more unyielding—enigmatic and single-minded at the same time. He and the members of his quartet often swing their arms as if the shoulder were the only joint in them; their legs, too, appear more often straight than bent. Intense, articulate of limb, the dancers are always aware of one another, but seldom connect physically. It's startling when, in the second... More >>>