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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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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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A Farewell to Cunningham

One of my college professors told me that letting your eyes focus in different ways while watching dance can offer endless enlightenment. Zoom in on something, then zoom out, or let everything blur together and then come into focus.  I … Continue reading

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Young Jean Lee’s The Shipment in HD at BAM

BAM’s Performance in HD program brings opera, dance, and theater from around the world to the screen.  But next week, BAM will show the first of two works this fall by emerging, provocative artists.  Young Jean Lee’s The Shipment will … Continue reading

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