|Los Angeles Times
May 11th 1999
Dance Review by Victoria Looseleaf
Highways Performance Space welcomed the exhilarating collective La Danserie. Choreographer-dancer Lisa K. Lock dominated the Highways evening in stamina, verstility and technique. From "Voiceless" a contact improvisation between her and Juan Francisco Robles, to "Perpetual Identities," in which Philip Chang, Vanessa Jue, Tony Licon, Jennifer McDonald-Wilson, Grant Wilson and Jennifer Usyak shed light effectively on issues of trust, fear and isolation, the work soared.
Lock shone, too, in McDonald-Wilsons take on "Waiting for Godo," her loose-limbed playfulness a perfect foil for Jues equally enchanting high jinks.
Choreographer Patrick Frantz made use of Locks heron-like presence in his "Chosen Ones," an Ellis Island-like scenario abounding with fugal moves and furious passion.