"Dining Alone" by the Rosie Herrera Dance Theatre.

, Adam Reign

Dance spotlight: Rosie Herrera Dance

  • Article by: CAROLINE PALMER
  • Special to the Star Tribune
  • November 24, 2012 - 3:47 PM


Thursday: Rosie Herrera Dance Theatre is a company to watch and one that ably represents Miami's increasingly dynamic arts scene. The troupe delivers Herrera's delightfully iconoclastic perspective, one that encompasses a host of influences from modern dance, ballet, drag, burlesque, theater, hip-hop and opera -- all reflected in her diverse, boundary-busting casting. The evening features two works, "Dining Alone" and "Various Stages of Drowning: A Cabaret," with the latter, said Herrera in a recent phone interview, unfolding like a "series of dreams inspired by water." "There's no other way for me to be honest than to be a surrealist," she added. (7:30 p.m. Thu. $14-$31. The O'Shaughnessy at St. Catherine University, 2004 Randolph Av., St. Paul. 651-690-6700, or


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