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Radical Dancing Annas

The Jewish Women’s Archive (JWA), a Massachusetts-based organization devoted to uncovering and chronicling the history of American Jewish women, recently invited me to contribute to their blog as they celebrate the anniversary of Anna Sokolow’s 1937 debut on Broadway. Since … Continue reading

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Lar Lubovitch Dance Company at City Center

Lar Lubovitch’s Dvorak Serenade, photo by Steven Schreiber I like to approach dance performances with some knowledge of the choreographer’s background and the pieces on the program, as it usually enhances my viewing experience and places the program into a … Continue reading

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ARENA Dances Premieres “Ugly” at the Joyce Soho

Mathew Janczewski, Artistic Director of ARENA Dances, photo by Aaron Warkov A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of speaking with Mathew Janczewski, founder and artistic director of ARENA Dances, about his company’s upcoming performances of Ugly at the … Continue reading

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Steve Reich Evening at BAM

Rosas in Steve Reich Evening, photo by Herman Sorgeloos Brooklyn Academy of Music presented Steve Reich Evening this past week as part of its Next Wave Festival.  Choreographed by Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker and performed by Rosas, the company she … Continue reading

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Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company Wants You!

The Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company is looking for both dancers and non-dancers for an upcoming workshop and outdoor performance at Columbia University on October 18, 2008. This sounds like a fantastic opportunity, and it’s great when dance companies … Continue reading

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