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Lucy Guerin: Untrained

Professional dancers are often noticeable for their posture and carriage.  So when four men walked onto the stage at the BAM Fishman Space, it was easy to tell which two were trained and which were untrained.  As each man took … Continue reading

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“Political Mother” Review

My review of Hofesh Shechter’s Political Mother, performed in October at BAM, is in this month’s issue of The Brooklyn Rail. Read it here, along with wonderful pieces by Siobhan Burke and L.J. Sunshine.

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Tanztheater Wuppertal at BAM

Pina Bausch’s signature ingredients – long flowing hair, floor-length gowns, ritual, and tons of water – were on full display in como el musguito en la piedra, ay, si, si, si…(Like moss on a stone), the final work from the choreographer … Continue reading

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Writing About Gaga for BAM

BAM asked me to share some thoughts on Gaga, the movement language created by Batsheva Dance Company’s artistic director Ohad Naharin, in anticipation of the company’s performances next month at the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House. I was happy to … Continue reading

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A Farewell to Cunningham

One of my college professors told me that letting your eyes focus in different ways while watching dance can offer endless enlightenment. Zoom in on something, then zoom out, or let everything blur together and then come into focus.  I … Continue reading

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