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Communitas (2016 Mexico City) by Almanac
ISÓPTICA: El Festival tiene "el objetivo de fomentar el contacto con una diversidad de propuestas dancísticas de calidad." ---Translated: The Festival 'aims to encourage contact among diverse and quality proposals for dance.'
Lessons In Human Development as Captured in the Movement of Whales and Horses (2016) w/ Precious Jennings
New City Stage: "...a production that, at last look, had taken the form of a herd." 'RECOMMENDED'
People (2016) w/ Amelia Charter
Chicagoist: '12 Art Gallery Openings You Shouldn't Miss This Season'
Medium.com: 'Site Visit.'
Graffito Works (ca. 2015)
Graffito Works Launches in Philly, on Huffington Post.
GW at Michener Museum, preview from City Suburban News.
Leaps of Faith and Other Mistakes (2015) by Almanac
"We limit not just what dance can do, but what a dancing body might do," in thINKing DANCE.
"...unfettered yet painstaking improvisation," in Broad Street Review.
Words from the creative team, on Phindie.
"...breathlessly stacked acrobatics and monologues," by Newsworks.
"...exceptional... four individuals journey to a greater world," preview on FringeArts Blog.
Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead (2015) at Wilma Theater
"Adam Kerbel, who plays the cross-dressing Alfred, was particularly humorous," in Philadelphia Magazine.
"I loved Alfred... it’s downright carnal," on PhillyNow.
"...after the show was over Thursday, I heard both contingents ... Must have been a good night at the theater," by Newsworks.
We Are Bandits (2014) by Applied Mechanics
"...directly inspired by ... Pussy Riot, the punk collective that drew worldwide attention," by Newsworks.
"...backstories of civil unrest, arrest, and imprisonment," in The Philadelphia Inquirer.
"We looked at how resources are kept in the hands of a privileged few," in Broad Street Review.
"'We Are Bandits' is about the power of the neighborhood veto... an evolution that spans years," by Newsworks.
BROADWAY WORLD: "...a new, fierce theatrical investigation of the troubled relationships between state and citizen..."
It's Not So Far Once You've Been There (2014) by Adam Kerbel & Teresa VanDenend Sorge
"...an exacting exploration of the effects of living with Alzheimer’s," in thINKing DANCE.
"At times Kerbel and VanDenend Sorge whirled ... only to return with a quiet composure," in thINKing DANCE.
Conditions (2014) by Amelia Charter
'The Human as a Non-human Event,' at Sector 2337.
The West (2014) by Alex Bechtel
"Profound, illuminating, but like a faded photograph," in The Philadelphia Inquirer.
"...subjects that don’t go together on paper but sure do on stage," on Newsworks
"Told through movement, mime, music, and dialogue," on Phindie..
'Performance art is really weird to me,' on Geekadelphia.
The Travelers (2014) by Samantha Tower
PHINDIE: "...this ensemble piece takes you through a whirlwind of emotion using pedestrian movements, hurling glasses of water, and some sweet dance moves reminiscent of the 80′s. Be sure to keep your eye on Adam Kerbel, as there are some leaps in there you don’t want to miss."
PHIINDIE: "...inspires you to fill in that situation with your own past."
Communitas (2013-14) by Almanac
PHINDIE: "...fast-paced high-octane athletics;" "...a mythical wonder machine."
BROAD STREET REVIEW: The Greatest Show On Earth, Reimagined
PHINDIE: 'Interview with Ben Grinberg:' "Adam Kerbel is just this completely unique dude."
MyCityPaperNYC: "insane acrobatics," "...it's a group to keep a eye on."
Califia and the Trespassers (2013) w/ Groupmotion
DANCE JOURNAL: Shooting site-specific with Bill Hebert
shatter ::: dawn (2013) by Here[Begin] Dance
METRO: "...interested in the power dynamics between performers and their audience..."
thINKingDANCE: "The audience had agency; this was an immersive experimental work, not a sit-quietly-in-a-dark-theatre performance. Spectators chose where to be, what to see, for how long. It was like a museum. Nude dancers, all thin and pale-skinned..."
DANCE JOURNAL: A glimpse inside with Bill Hebert
VAINGLORIOUS: The Epic Feats of Notable Persons In Europe After The Revolution (2013 Remount) by Applied Mechanics
MyCityPaperNYC: "What's history? Symbols... What's drama? The art of the showdown."
BROADWAY WORLD: 'VAINGLORIOUS is Glorious Performance Art'
DANCE JOURNAL: "...to mention a few unforgettable moments- beheadings are depicted with ballet moves of Adam Kerbel‘s black boots, as he entrechats to depict the fall of the guillotine blade, as prostrate citizens roll away."
PHILLY.COM: "...high-precision “movement opera” where many things happen at once (as they do in history). You suddenly see Napoleon exiled to the room’s high balcony, and if you blink you’ll miss the palindrome on the banner (“Able was I ere I saw Elba”). The guillotine is created by a balletic entrechat, and the cast thrillingly transforms into a silent orchestra frantically conducted by Beethoven."
DELCO TIMES: "...for the attendees of Vainglorious, [what's critical] is the memories they create."