Category Archives: International

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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Fall for Dance: Opening Night

The ninth annual Fall For Dance festival opened on Thursday evening at City Center with the usual fanfare.  The atrium next to the theater buzzed with excitement, and plenty of people without tickets waited near the box office for last-minute … Continue reading

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My Interview with Ohad Naharin in The Brooklyn Rail

Last month, I had the privilege of speaking with Batsheva Dance Company’s artistic director, Ohad Naharin.  Our conversation is in this month’s issue of The Brooklyn Rail.  Also in this issue: Nancy Dalva talks with Paul Taylor, Siobhan Burke reviews Pat … 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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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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