“The deity may have been imagined, but the humanity was real” Julinda Lewis, RVArt Review

“’Deep Listening,’ … appears to be improvised, but there are enough magic moments that line up between dancer and musician to make me think otherwise” Lauren Warnecke, Chicago Tribune.

Alicia Díaz: la improvisación como acto de resistencia política Susan Homar, 80 Grados

Díaz le apuesta a la improvisación estructurada como mecanismo de creación Alejandra Rosa, Diálogo UPR

“Alicia Díaz enters like a phoenix showing all her feathers in ‘There I Go Rising’ Irene Hsiao, Dance Blog

Moving Caribbean in New York and Elsewhere with Alicia Diaz: From San Juan, Puerto Rico to Agua Dulce Dance Theater Christine Jowers, Dance Enthusiast

“The dancer and the musician centered their performance on suggestive counterpoints between body and sound, between movement and music, between the visual and the aural” Oscar Montero, Princeton Comment

“Rarely do we witness two accomplished, classically trained artists delving into their cultural roots and identity by way of improvisation” Ze’eva Cohen, Princeton Comment

“‘Deep Listening’ based on the Puerto Rican music and dance called bomba, was both bold and subtle” Julinda Lewis, Richmond Dance Dispatch

Agua Dulce Dance Theater’s “Deep Listening” Maps Puerto Rican History @ The Pregones Theater Angela Mariana Schopke, Culturebot

A Postcard from Alicia Díaz of Agua Dulce Dance Theater Dance Enthusiast

Alicia Diaz and Matthew Thornton danced…with wonderful authority”   Gus Solomons, Solomons Says

“imaginative works showed that when high-caliber collaborating artists take risks, audiences are often richly rewarded”  Gene Harris, Times Dispatch

“Dancers Alicia Diaz and Matthew Thornton stand out in their technique”  Jennifer Thompson, NY Dance Examiner

“the performers become conductors of spirit” Taja Lindley, Pepatian

“Alicia Diaz brings her own Latin American culture and techniques to students as they learn the art of dance”  Lauren Crist,

“Díaz…swears by Authentic Movement as a way to discover a personal relationship with a range of choreography”  Shayna Samuels, Dance Magazine