I've lost count of how many times Eliot Feld has dissolved, reconstituted, and renamed his company. At present, his Ballet Tech is, alas, in limbo as a performing entity. However, he has a faithful audience that can fill the Joyce—a theater whose renovation into a house for dance was spearheaded by the Ballet Tech Foundation—and a cadre of devoted dancers (some trained since childhood in the tuition-free school he started in 1978), plus willing guests. Setbacks in terms of funding haven't been able to keep him out of the studio. His Mandance Project offers three programs featuring a total of eight ballets, seven of which are premieres. Mimi Lien's flexible front "curtain" sets up the season's techno-athletic ambience. White fabric is tied to suspended silvery poles—each bent in two places—that swing and clank when moved, and glint in Allen Lee Hughes's... More >>>