Category Archives: Television

MADE HERE to Air on NYC Life

Beginning May 23, 2011, NYC life (channel 25), the flagship station of the official network of the City of New York, will air MADE HERE, the documentary series devoted to examining the lives of performing artists in NYC and timely … Continue reading

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In the Studio and Masterclass: A Celebration of Young Artists

On Wednesday evening, thirty-seven wide-eyed, exceptionally talented high school seniors participated in an exhibition of the YoungArts In the Studio event at Baryshnikov Arts Center.  YoungArts, the core program of the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts, supports seventeen … Continue reading

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“NY Export: Opus Jazz” Airs on PBS

Last fall I visited the set of NY Export: Opus Jazz, the film adaptation of Jerome Robbins’ 1958 “ballet in sneakers” of the same name, where the dancers and creative team were busy shooting the final scenes of the film … Continue reading

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Sesame Street Exposed Me to Glass

The music of American composer Philip Glass, who is known for “music with repetitive structures”, is frequently used for dance.  In fact, some of my favorite works include a Glass score, such as Jerome Robbins’ Glass Pieces and Twyla Tharp’s … Continue reading

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Rachel Maddow on Dance, Art, and Society

Rachel Maddow at Jacob’s Pillow, photo by Christopher Duggan Here’s another reason to love Rachel Maddow: this past Saturday at a free, outdoor PillowTalk hosted by Jacob’s Pillow, the popular television host, radio personality, and political commentator discussed the role … Continue reading

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