Based on Saturday’s concert at 7 Stages, the word "disability" is not in Scott’s vocabulary. Performers in shiny metallic wheelchairs spin, glide, tilt and whirl, partnering and supporting dancers in clearly conceived, theatrical works that please the eye. Given the situation, these pieces could easily sink into what dance critic Arlene Croce termed "victim art." But Full Radius artists refuse to be victims and get on with the business of making art.
— Cynthia Bond Perry, ArtsCriticAtl (2011)
Sharing Full Radius Dance's story...allow[ed] us to think critically about how we see ourselves and others. It continues to be an extension of my dance residency unit every year.
— Michelle Moore, East Brunswick (NJ) Public Schools (2011)
I enjoyed how each dance was filled with such emotion and expression...All-in-all, brilliant and cutting edge!
— Stacey Rice, audience member (2010)
My son and I enjoyed the training and dance lessons from Full Radius Dance. The lessons were active and kept him and other 4 year olds engaged (a challenge that any parent can appreciate). The children paid attention to instructions and were able to assemble the various moves into a full dance performance while having fun. Douglas and the other instructors did a fantastic job making the dance lessons fun while teaching the techniques of dance. I can now sashay with the best of them, (or at least I think I can).
— Phillip Sedlack, Coralwood Elementary (2007)
You gave me the freedom to be me.
— Dance Synergy workshop participant (2006)
Dream a Little Dream ended the evening on a particularly high note. Scott’s optimistic, tongue-in-cheek choreography to Cass Elliot’s happy 1960s pop tunes left the audience wanting more. [The] dancers . . . gave highly integrated, focused performances. Here’s to another ten years and another full circle of artistic achievement for Full Radius Dance.
— Sherri McLendon, Dance Magazine (2001)
Together dancers, disabled and nondisabled alike, interpret various types of music from Appalachian folk tunes to classical pieces to lyrical ballads. Whether in chairs or on stilts, the members of the small company offer a striking and unique dance experience that captivates the audience.
— Southern Living Magazine (1999)
Dare-devil spins, split-second stops and breath-taking speeds are the surprise hallmarks of Full Radius Dance...
— Style Magazine (1999)
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[E]ven when one expects the best it is always a pleasant surprise when the expectation is met. . . superb and breathtaking — Chelsea Thomas, Dance Informa (2013)
Full Radius Dance is an adventuresome and responsible modern dance company to follow, not because it's a physically integrated company, but because it is quality artistry at work. — Emily Yewell Violin, Dance Informa (2010)