K-YL Dancers calming yet invigorating

By Merilyn Jackson
For The Inquirer
Live performance imparts human connection like nothing else, and never more so than when an excited crowd creates a crush, as it did Friday evening for Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers. Their Philadelphia debut concert, called “A-U-M: Moving Reflections on Nature and Humankind,” was a sold-out, two-night show at the Painted Bride.

The packed house had staffers scrambling to add two full rows to the 200-plus seats, and the K-YL dancers soon took charge with “CHI.”

Veteran company members Jillian Harris, Kimberly Miller and Jennifer Rose joined Philadelphia dancers Jumatatu Poe and Scott McPheeters, to music by master percussionist Glen Velez. Harris opened and closed “CHI” in silence, arms wafting at chest level, setting the tone for this calming yet invigorating show.

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