Tag Archives: Dance blogs

Meeting Deborah Friedes

Since this past February, Winger contributor and independent dance blogger Deborah Friedes and I have been emailing and commenting on each others’ posts after Katie Glasner (my dance professor at Barnard and Deborah’s teacher at Princeton Ballet School) suggested we … Continue reading

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Cedar Lake’s The Copier: The Audience’s Role

There’s a discussion going on at The Kinetic Interface of Great Dance about the audience’s role and participation in Cedar Lake’s upcoming installation The Copier, choreographed by Jill Johnson.  Doug states in his post that he would like to be … Continue reading

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Quotation of the Day

“I think, when I really get down to it, when I pare away all the trappings and masks and frills of the form, I think it is about something none of the photos or the videos or the texts that … Continue reading

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Cedar Lake’s Ticket Discount for Blog Readers

Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet will be offering a special ticket discount to blog readers for all performance of their spring season, which runs until June 15th. Just click on “Enter Discount Code” and use the code “blog15” on SmartTix.com to … Continue reading

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Word of the Day: Criticaster

Criticaster [kri-ti-KAS-ter]: a minor, incompetent critic.  The ending -aster is used to form nouns referring to someone who is inept or unskillful in a certain sphere of activity, for example, poetaster, a person who writes bad poetry, or medicaster, a … Continue reading

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