Category Archives: modern dance

William Forsythe’s “Sider” at BAM

There are very few dance works more frustrating than those of choreographer William Forsythe. More often than not, I find his work irritatingly complex, leaving me with more questions than answers (I don’t believe in outer space was moving, but … Continue reading

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Kyle Abraham & Alexei Ratmansky Receive MacArthur ‘Genius’ Award

I was thrilled to learn that choreographers Kyle Abraham and Alexei Ratmansky are two of the twenty-four recipients of the prestigious 2013 MacArthur ‘Genius’ Award. This is incredibly well deserved. I’ve thoroughly enjoyed viewing Abraham’s company, Abraham.In.Motion, perform his work … Continue reading

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Dance New Amsterdam’s Crisis

The unfolding of events regarding Dance New Amsterdam’s financial troubles has been disheartening, to say the least. DNA filed for bankruptcy in May, and announced earlier this week that they wouldn’t be able to pay staff beyond September 1st, at … Continue reading

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The People to Come

768 responses. 529 people. 50 dances. These are the contributions to – and endless possibilities for – The People to Come, a participatory performance project making its New York debut at the Invisible Dog Art Center on June 25th. Conceived … Continue reading

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Gallim Dance Brings “Blush” to BAM

Four years ago, Gallim Dance made waves in New York when it performed two pieces by Artistic Director Andrea Miller at Joyce SoHo. One was Blush, an evening-length work that explores the moment of blushing through powerful, emotional rawness and … Continue reading

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