It's been far too long since I last saw a work by Ellis Wood. My goodness, she's been busy; her performances at various New York venues, at festivals abroad, and in residencies at universities attest to the lusty appeal of her choreography and her own performing. Wood was born to dance. She's the offspring of two former members of Martha Graham's company, Marni Thomas and David Wood; her sister Raegan danced with Paul Taylor's company. I've seen photos of the Wood girls as children, clad in silky tunics and skipping à la Isadora at Berkeley's onetime Duncan school, Temple of the Wings. Ellis Wood... More >>>
By Photo by Julieta Cervantes
From Ellis Wood Dance's "Hurricane Flora: Inferno"