Tag Archives: dance on film

Pina in 3-D

Pina, Wim Wenders’ beautiful new film that captures the dance world of German choreographer Pina Bausch in 3-D, arrives in NYC on December 23rd.  I was lucky enough to catch a preview screening of the film at BAM in October, … Continue reading

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Opus Jazz on the High Line

One year ago, I visited the set of NY Export: Opus Jazz, the film adaptation of Jerome Robbins’s 1958 “ballet in sneakers”.  Last March, the film made its NYC premiere and then debuted on PBS’s Great Performances for audiences everywhere … Continue reading

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“NY Export: Opus Jazz” Airs on PBS

Last fall I visited the set of NY Export: Opus Jazz, the film adaptation of Jerome Robbins’ 1958 “ballet in sneakers” of the same name, where the dancers and creative team were busy shooting the final scenes of the film … Continue reading

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Dancing Across Borders

What are the chances that a sixteen-year-old Cambodian boy with no classical ballet training gets invited to New York City to study at the School of American Ballet – all expenses paid – and then goes on to dance professionally at Pacific Northwest Ballet? Continue reading

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Past Meets Present in Lucinda Childs’ “Dance”

Dancers in Lucinda Childs’ Dance, photo by Sally Cohn Last Tuesday evening, Lucinda Childs Dance returned to The Joyce Theater for a rare performance of Dance, a signature 1979 work that includes a score by Philip Glass and a filmed … Continue reading

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