Luscious is the title of the Wild Space Dance Company’s current program. Anything luscious must overwhelm the senses, and Wild Space did Thursday evening at the Milwaukee Rep’s Stiemke Theater. But by definition, to be overwhelmed is to feel too much; Luscious could have used the occasional edit.
The night’s dances spanned a range of creative and sensual experiences, from classic structures to improvisation to incredible sound to comic parody. Mauriah Kraker opened with a hypnotizing solo by Debra Loewen, In this Condition. Jacque Troy’s beautiful narrative voice-over of Lydia Davis’ text accompanied Kraker’s light sensuality. In one of her most arresting movements, she rolled her long body along the floor, so calmly that you could watch her hair make a slow flip from one side to the other as her knees bent lightly from one rotation to the next.Read the full article at ThirdCoast Digest.