UT San Diego
By Pam Kragen
February 13, 2014

The most successful dance companies are those that can carve out a niche that’s unique, and their work is instantly identifiable.

For much of its 10 years, New York’s Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet has been in that prized position. The 16-member troupe’s sinuous, athletic style is catnip for cameras (TV’s “So You Think You Can Dance,” the film “The Adjustment Bureau” and multiple advertisements), and it has become the premiere U.S. launchpad for the work of emerging European choreographers.