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The Mariinsky Ballet’s Cinderella

This past weekend at BAM, Russia’s Mariinsky Ballet presented the New York premiere of Alexei Ratmansky’s 2002 production of Cinderella. While Ratmansky is known for storytelling – often times to humorous effect – and whimsy, this piece predates some of … Continue reading

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Batsheva’s “Sadeh21” at BAM

Last week, Batsheva Dance Company brought artistic director Ohad Naharin’s Sadeh21 to BAM as part of its 50th anniversary celebration. The 75-minute work, whose title means “Field 21” as in “field of study”, consists of 21 segments that emphasize the … Continue reading

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Hofesh Shechter’s “Sun” at BAM

Hofesh Shechter’s “Sun”, photo by Gabriele Zucca Before the start of Hofesh Shechter’s Sun, which made its US debut at BAM last week, the London-based Israeli choreographer told the audience that we would see a brief excerpt from the end … Continue reading

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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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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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