First Nighter: New Dance Craze "Flexn" Fills Park Avenue Armory

April 3, 2015 8:02 PM

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Would the 21 dancers of Flexn, directed by Reggie (Regg Roc) Gray and Peter Sellars, object to their movement styles being described as break-dancing hiked to another level? Surely, what they're engaged in doing throughout their Park Avenue Armory show, which ends April 4, wouldn't have evolved had break-dancing preceded it.

Perhaps they wouldn't mind their approach to kinetics described as the apotheosis of dancing associated with the sort of hip-hop music that brashly incorporates obscenities and myriad inclusions of the epithet "nigger." The admirable element added to Flexn is that its representatives are dancing abo...

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