Tag Archives: Brooklyn Academy of Music

Beijing Dance Theater’s Haze

While doing some research I came across this riveting rehearsal footage of Beijing Dance Theater‘s Haze, choreographed by Wang Yuanyuan, with music by Henryk Gorecki and Biosphere.  If you’re in the New York area, you can see the company perform Haze at BAM’s Next … Continue reading

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Sneak Peek of ABT’s Nutcracker

Last month, Works & Process at the Guggenheim presented a sneak peek of American Ballet Theatre’s new production of The Nutcracker, choreographed by Alexei Ratmansky.  The ballet will have its world premiere at Brooklyn Academy of Music on December 22nd.   … Continue reading

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Pina Bausch’s Vollmond at BAM

It’s been over a week since I saw Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch perform Vollmond (Full Moon) at Brooklyn Academy of Music, yet many of the images from the piece – and the endless downpour of water – still linger in … Continue reading

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Bodies Converse in The Good Dance

The Torah, the Bible, and the Koran are Good Books in the West.  But since earth-based, African traditions turn to the body as a moral and spiritual guide, choreographer Reggie Wilson wonders if there can be a Good Dance.  Dancers … Continue reading

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The Forsythe Company in Decreation at BAM

William Forsythe’s Decreation, photo by Dominik Mentzos William Forsythe’s 2003 piece Decreation, which opened last night at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, is a meditation on the messiness of life.  The work takes its title from an essay by Anne … Continue reading

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