Category Archives: Dance writing

Trisha Brown Dance Company at the Dia: Beacon

The Dia: Beacon, a massive, naturally-lit contemporary art museum housed in an old Nabisco box-printing factory, is an ideal setting for dance performances – especially when the performances require high ceilings and pillars from which the dancers can gracefully fall.  … Continue reading

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The Rail is Here! For Real.

The February issue of The Brooklyn Rail is now online and in print.  The dance section is packed with good stuff this month:  Thom Donovan’s review of choreographer Miguel Gutierrez’s performance texts, Mary Love Hodges’ spotlight on The Tank, and … Continue reading

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For the Love of Feet

Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about feet.  A few weeks ago I officially started training for the NYC Half Marathon, and whether I’m pounding the pavement, warming up, or stretching, I am continually grateful for my feet’s ability to … Continue reading

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Rail Writing

I recently started writing for The Brooklyn Rail, an arts, culture, and politics publication that began in 1998 as a pamphlet distributed on the L train.  Since then, the Rail has expanded and is now online and available around Manhattan … Continue reading

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Ohad Naharin’s Advice to Critics

Dance Magazine has posted Ohad Naharin’s acceptance speech at the November 9th Dance Magazine Awards.  Instead of offering thanks, he shared some advice for critics that is both insightful and humorous.  And how interesting to hear a dancer and choreographer … Continue reading

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