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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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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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Pina Bausch’s “Bamboo Blues” at BAM

Dancers in Pina Bausch’s Bamboo Blues, photo by Ulli Weiss Pina Bausch, the director and choreographer of Germany’s Tanztheater Wuppertal, has been fascinated by India for years, and conducted formal research there in 2006 with her company. Bamboo Blues, currently … Continue reading

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Pina Bausch’s Bamboo Blues Comes to BAM

Beginning December 11th, BAM presents the US premiere of Bamboo Blues, a recent work by German choreographer Pina Bausch for her company, Tanztheater Wuppertal. The piece is a tribute to India – a country that has fascinated Bausch for years. … Continue reading

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Jo Strømgren Kompani: The Society

The Society, photo by Knut Bry, March 2008 In Jo Strømgren’s The Society, presented by PS 122 this week at the intimate Abrons Arts Center, three Frenchman don’t just drink coffee. They worship it. Their ritualistic routine – cleaning cups … Continue reading

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