"Ms. James unleashed her wonderfully nutty storytelling and sense of humor fully in Animal Songs, a suite of dances set to her own scores and music by Donovan, Kate Bush and the delicious Yma Sumac. A highlight was "Gophoria," a syncopated, uninhibited romp danced with infectious comic abandon..."
(Jennifer Dunning - The New York Times)
"Lacy James' dance style is versatile and full of changes and holds within itself...the integration of a visible lightness with an enigmatic earthbound quality. The focus of the dancer was directed far into the distance. She conveyed to the audience the human search for absolute unboundedness and freedom."
"Among the most notable dances w[as] Lacy James' Swan.... James, who seems to find particular inspiration in the animal world..., is discovering a fine, distinctive voice in her choreography."
(Brad Rosenstein - Philadelphia City Paper)