press

 


2014

"Breezes Waft, Branches Sway and Bodies Scatter and Swirl"–Gia Kourlas, The New York Times

"Redrawing ‘Map,’ From Different Angles"–Siobhan Burke, The New York Times 

"Shen Wei Leaves Audience Breathless"– Jessica Abejar, Broadway World

"Writing on Air"– Deborah Jowitt, Arts Journal 

2013

"Shen Wei, the Performance of Carmina Burana enchants the San Carlo Theater"—L'Huffington Post

"Shen Wei Arrives at San Carlo: Magical Carmina Burana"—Carmelo Antonio Zapparrata, Arte e Arti

"Carmina Burana, between China and the Renaissance"—Corriere TV

"An Artist of Two Worlds, Shen Wei’s Beautiful Vision of the Carmina Burana at Naples’ San Carlo"—Cristina Squartecchia, Teatro & Spettacolo

"Solemn Refinement of Carmina Burana: Shen Wei Makes the 'Capuzzelle' Sing"—Natascia Festa, Corriere del Mezzogiorno

"Collective Measures and Near the Terrace"—Denise Cerniglia, Triangle Arts & Entertainment

"Overture/Sacre du Printemps: A Cure for Rite Fatigue"—Laura Cappelle, Financial Times

"American Dance Festival 2013 Opens With Shen Wei''—Kate Dobbs Ariail, Classical Voice of North Carolina

"Shen Wei Dance Arts Brings Rite of Spring and Folding to Houston"—Adam Castañeda, Houston Press

"Shen Wei’s colorful Undivided Divided defies our expectation"—Sarah Kaufman, The Washington Post

"Spiritual Intimacy: Shen Wei Dance Arts, Reviewed"—Irene Hsiao, SF Weekly

Undivided Divided, Marc Bamuthi Joseph, Letter from the Curator, YCBA

2012

"Shen Wei Dance Arts at the Granada"—Elizabeth Schwyzer, Santa Barbara Independent

"Undivided Divided: Shen Wei @ Home with ADF @ NC Museum of Art"—Kate Dobbs, The Five Point Star

"Everything is Connected: The 'Armory Trilogy'and Shen Wei's Undivided Divided"—Yipeng, Leap Magazine

2011

"Shen Wei Takes on the Great Indoors: Singular Vision Turns Movement into Kinetic Painting"—Gus Solomons, Jr., Gay City News

"In Undivided Divided, Shen Wei Brings Audience Members and Performers Nose-to-Nose"—Robert Johnson, The Star Ledger 

"Shen Wei Dance Arts at the Park Avenue Armory"This Week In New York

"Gentle Waves and Lighting Bolts"—Quinn Batson, Off Off Off Dance

"Mesmerising Epic Journey of Dance"—Lucy Ribchester, The List

"Shen Wei Dance Arts: Re-Triptych, Playhouse"—Mary Brennan, The Herald

"Exploring Culture Through Movement"—Bryony Byrne, Aesthtica

"Shen Wei's Brainy Re-Parts is a Journey Worth Taking"—Jon Santiago, Charleston City Paper

"Shen Wei’s Naked Dancers Glide Through Met Gallery"—Zinta Lundborg, Bloomberg News

"Still Moving: Performance at The Metropolitan Museum of Art"—Jessica Geiger, NY Arts

2010

"Shen Wei's Something Old, Something New"—Susan Broili, The Herald Sun

"Shen Wei Dance Arts, Mastering the Flow of Time"—Sarah Kaufman, The Washington Post

"Shen Wei's Choreography Shines in Costa Mesa"—Paul Hodgins, Orange County Register

2009

"Imaginative Dance Trilogy"—Robert Johnson, The Star Ledger

"Take a Trip with Shen Wei"—Susan Broili, The Herald Sun

2008

"Connect Transfer II"—Emily Macel, Dance Magazine

"Shen Wei's Olympian Feet: Soaring to Artistic Heights"—Sarah Kaufman, The Washington Post

"Review: Shen Wei Dance Arts"—Jennifer Shennan, The Dominion Post

2007

"Second Visit Puts Modern Accent on Chinese Opera"—Lawrence Johnson, The Detroit News

"The Curious Mind of Shen Wei"—Dean Smith, The News & Observer

2006

"Dance: Calmness and Chaos"—Christie Taylor, The Sunday Times, London

"At Jacob's Pillow, Shen Wei is Moving all over the Map"—Karen Campbell, The Boston Globe

2005

"From China by Way of New York, a Cultural Revolution"—Sarah Kaufman, The Washington Post

"Shen Wei Puts the Art in Dance"—Andrew P. Napolitano, The Washington Times

"The ADF gets Underway with Shen Wei"—Katie Dobbs Ariail, Classical Voice of North Carolina

2004

"A Painter's Gift Shows in Shen Wei's Dance"—Rachel Howard, SF Gate

"Hot Fusion"—Karen Campbell, The Boston Globe

"Lincoln Center Festival Review: Movement Meets Canvas, Leaving a Lasting Impression"—Anna Kisselgoff, The New York Times

"A Modern Masterpiece"—Pia Catton, The New York Sun

"Shen Wei Gives New Voice to Modern Dance"—Octavio Roca, The Miami Herald

2003

"A Breakout for the Rite"—Anna Kisselgoff, The New York Times

2002

"Expanding the Rite of Spring by Paring it Down"—Anna Kisselgoff, The New York Times

2001

"In a Sculpture Garden, Beauty as Strangeness"—Anna Kisselgoff, The New York Times

"A Stream Of Images Inspired by Surrealism"—Anna Kisselgoff, The New York Times