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Tuesday, November 20, 2007

"Highly emotive and athletic pieces mine the traditions of classical dance while cunningly undermining them as well." ~ Out Magazine " ...some of the most original dance or drama." ~ San Francisco Chronicle "...great precision and emotional focus." ~ Bay Area Reporter "...a remarkably harmonized company." ~ San Francisco Examiner "...the dancers writhed with such calculated athleticism, it was hard to look away." ~ San Jose Times "Kunst-Stoff is a fascinating company, and five years after its birth, it is in better shape than ever. It was founded by two young veterans of Alonzo King's Lines Ballet, Yannis Adoniou and Tomi Paasonen, beautiful dancers with a taste for the eclectic." ~ San Francisco Chronicle "What followed was a fascinating jumble of a play about gene manipulation, television realities and an elusive fountain of projection and Matthew De Gumbia`s lighting design were nothing short of brilliant" ~ San Francisco Chronicle "The result was a multi-focused, ever shifting work in which the viewer imposed his ownperspective... performing so close to the audience, at times a bare foot away, the dancers invited intimacy and touching much as you might want to follow the contours of a piece of sculpture." ~ Dance View West