Congress on Research in Dance (USA)

"Innovation (i.e., lack of conservatism) is significantly more likely to characterize teachers who are knowledgeable about history, theory, and current events compared to those who are not."

AttenDance magazine


"If dancers continue to fear 'outside' influence, be over-mindful of judgment, and surrender creativity to honor the past, they will continue to see audiences leave midway through performances."

PULSE Dance magazine


"The salient elements of 'innovation' were largely importations of cultural signifiers and/or reduction of bharatanatyam’s conventional ones. Online Forum


"A useful review paints a picture of the dance instead of the dancer; the limitations as much as successes; and the relationship to dance culture more than to the reviewer. "