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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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Pina in 3-D

Pina, Wim Wenders’ beautiful new film that captures the dance world of German choreographer Pina Bausch in 3-D, arrives in NYC on December 23rd.  I was lucky enough to catch a preview screening of the film at BAM in October, … Continue reading

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I Believe in Forsythe’s “Outer Space”

I’m still processing William Forsythe’s I don’t believe in outer space, which opened at BAM on Wednesday evening.  For the first twenty minutes or so, I worried that it was going to be a repeat of Decreation, which I reviewed … Continue reading

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