The world that Stephen Petronio creates onstage is a slippery one. Movements slide onto the bodies of his superb dancers and glance off. The dancers themselves slip from one another's grasp. Their heads sometimes seem not to know what their hands are doing, and they fling their legs in semicircles so often that you imagine them scything randomly through an invisible wheat field. But while Petronio creates maelstroms of movement, it's notable that the performers whipping themselves through the speedy complexities of his choreography never appear hostile. They're violent, but they don't... More >>>