Natalie Axton hails from Louisville, Kentucky. She trained as a dancer, both ballet and modern dance, in North Carolina, Louisville, and New York City. She holds a BA from Columbia University and is currently a graduate student at the City University of New York. She blogs at www.livingwithcriticism.com as well as www.watchingdance.com.
The dance vision at work in Dances in the Step Down Room is personal, sometimes to the point of inscrutability
Deganit Shemy's site-specific work gets its theatrical premiere.
The well-paced, often hilarious 80-minute performance charts the dancer's emerging existential crisis.