“Megan Nicely’s not-so-nice (in a good way) gothic solo got me wrapped in a warped Mary Shelley-type fantasy. It was unsettling at times…but as she lifted her dark skirts and whirled beautifully, dare I say it, I wanted that dark vision of hers to grow….”
The Dance Enthusiast

“Rejecting clichés and the sophomoric route of literal simplemindedness, Nicely set a taught, definite, and sometimes disorienting mood for her piece…with her theatrical (almost filmic) artistry. …the performers seemed to let the movement flow through them rather than push themselves into it—the hallmark of world-class dance.”
San Francisco Bay Guardian Talkback

“…promising ensemble-work chops. […] The fluid phrasings and rippling use of the spine are compelling…”
San Francisco Examiner

“…intelligent explorer[s] of humanity’s most mundane and most absurd impulses. … humor and heartbreak, individual wanderings and musings on the meaning of death, all expressed with abstract theatricality and precise fluidity of movement. In other words: good dance.”
SF Gate

“…Nicely translates potential into kinetic energy and back again…”
San Francisco Bay Guardian