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Actors Learn Gaga for The Miracle Worker

William Gibson’s The Miracle Worker opens on Broadway today – the first revival in nearly fifty years.  A recent New York Times profile of Abigail Breslin, who plays Helen, revealed that the actors trained in Ohad Naharin’s movement language, Gaga, … Continue reading

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Going Gaga in Israel, Part Two

Batsheva Dance Company’s studios at the Suzanne Dellal Centre Last Friday morning, I returned to Tel Aviv’s Suzanne Dellal Centre for Dance and Theatre to take my second Gaga class.  After reawakening my body in Thursday evening’s class and getting … Continue reading

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Going Gaga in Israel, Part One

The entrance to the Suzanne Dellal Centre for Dance and Theatre Since first experiencing Gaga – the movement language created by Batsheva Dance Company’s artistic director Ohad Naharin – in early 2008, I have been yearning for more, and so … Continue reading

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The Forsythe Company in Decreation at BAM

William Forsythe’s Decreation, photo by Dominik Mentzos William Forsythe’s 2003 piece Decreation, which opened last night at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, is a meditation on the messiness of life.  The work takes its title from an essay by Anne … Continue reading

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Winners of Dance Films’ What Moves You Challenge

Dance Films Association recently held a competition called “What Moves You? 48 Hour Challenge”.  The premise was simple: Create a dance film inspired by the news in forty-eight hours.  By setting a time limit, the emphasis was on creativity rather … Continue reading

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