What are people saying about Shifting Velocity Dance Company?
- [Denise Purvis'] highly personal choreography is dynamic and beautifully crafted. - William (Bill) Evans
- [Denise Purvis'] duet was gentle and connected. I liked the focus on aging, memory, and what remains from knowing and caring for others. [Freedom Lies In...] was an unusual dance, and it spoke to me. - Sondra Fraleigh, Professor Emeritus of State University of New York at Brockport and international dance scholar
- Shifting Velocity is a vibrant new modern dance company. - Mary Anne Andersen, Cedar City Arts Council
- [Shifting Velocity Dance provided the audience] with an excellent production that offered variety in mood and pacing, and well structured choreography. For an opening night, the dancers were confident with themselves and trusting of each other in their ensemble work. [The studio setting] gave an intimacy and tangibility to the performance experience that sometimes gets lost on the proscenium stage. - Linda Sievers, Dance Professor Emeritus at Humboldt State University
- Denise Purvis makes excellent dance. I look forward to our companies working together as sister companies, bringing contemporary dance to the forefront as a valued art form in Southern Utah. - Summer Belnap Robertson, Artistic Director of St. George Dance Company
What are people saying about Denise Purvis?
- I could watch [Denise Purvis] for hours! [She is] one strong, dynamic lady, on and off stage. - Linda Sievers
- Denise Purvis moves with a lovely, fluid groundedness that makes her kinesthetically accessible to her audience. - William (Bill) Evans