The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
In years of study to learn dancing on pointe and technical virtuosity, you seek great control over your body so you can do anything you want," Armitage says. "We do off balance, very sensual happenings with funky, democratic rock 'n' roll spirit to combine with traditional beauty of ballet. I believe artists should create something new that you can't see on television. It's thrilling. because it's new ideas. My job is to be innovative."
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
"A lot of it really is autobiographical," she says. "It's me asking questions about the meaning of my life and what is important and what are my values and how are cultures changing and how do we adapt."
Armitage Gone! Dance will bring this diversity Saturday to the Byham Theater, Downtown, when it makes its local premiere as part of the Pittsburgh Dance Council's 2011-12 season.