What’s in a “Torsion”?
What’s in a “Torsion”? by Roxana Gramada The title is, actually, very accurate. The show is about the act of twisting and turning. As with all metaphors, it’s all in the how. It opens to grand Hollywood airs, the ‘30s type you expect grand cabaret ballet corps to flood the stage on, plumed, long legged and all smiles. It’s the Overture from Funny Girl, but the setup is rather austere, an all encircling white screen and two metallic bars suspended midair, perhaps recalling bird swings. The two dancers that do emerge, in just as grand,...more