"Ritual" Honors the Spiritual Power of Dancers' Daily Work

We’ve never seen anything quite like “Ritual,” an extraordinary short film by Stacey Menchel Kussell. It’s certainly striking visually: In a beautiful, meditative montage, six dancers—Navarra Novy-Williams, Doron Perk, Makeda Roney, Xavier Townsead, Isaies Santamaria Perez and Chisato Yanagisawa—warm up, take class and rehearse. We feel the comfort and happiness they get from these familiar […]