"Messina exhibits intelligence through movement choices that continually illuminate her theme. Her choreography is quirky and gestural, serving the choreographic objective while sparking curiosity."
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"It was a reflection of the bold, cosmic energy that drives Messina. Through wit, engaging vocabulary and a devil-may-care attitude, the duet, like the afternoon, did something many are often afraid to do: let go of pretension, deliver levity and push the boulder of dance advocacy up a very steep hill."