Dance maker David Dorfman throws down the gauntlet. And the gauntlet is this: Can he out-do, in his choreographed tribute to Sly & the Family Stone, what the great sixties interracial funk band achieves in a cold television studio? Check out this video:
I wouldn’t miss it — if only because the cast includes Kyle Abraham, my homeboy from Pittsburgh, one of the best dancers in New York, and himself a gifted choreographer. If other cast members are Abraham’s equal, this show should offer some wicked good dancing.
Prophets of Funk | David Dorfman Dance | Carpenter Performing Arts Center | Long Beach, California | April 23, 2011
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