Category Archives: Dance blogs

Beyond Gaga: Contemporary Israeli Dance and the Reinvention of the Jewish Body

via Culturebot: Over the past few years, Israel has consistently produced some of the most exciting, innovative, and unexpected choreographers working in the field today. As a result, contemporary dance is one of Israel’s most respected and innovative exports. Under … Continue reading

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Culture’s (Mis)Use of Technology

Below is an excerpt from an excellent post by Seth Godin on the way Culture uses technology, and the challenge of getting “the good guys”, as opposed to the spammers, excited and eager to use new technology. Our Culture (high and popular) … Continue reading

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On the Set of Opus Jazz: The Film

photos by Yaniv Schulman Last week, I had the privilege of visiting the set of Opus Jazz: The Film, which recently resumed and completed filming after shooting the third section, “Passage for Two”, on the High Line about two years … Continue reading

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Working by Day, Blogging by Night

Several weeks ago, while chatting in a theater lobby before a dance performance, a publicist wanted to know how Dancing Perfectly Free started, and – much to my surprise – assumed that blogging is my paid, full-time job.  I was … Continue reading

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Dancing on Glassy Water

Kathleen Rae Thielhelm of the Joffrey Ballet is featured in the latest video from 30 Seconds of Dance.  Filmed in Chicago’s Crown Fountain at Millennium Park and set to the heavenly opening from Philip Glass’s “In the Upper Room”, the beauty of … Continue reading

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