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Movement Research Presents An Evening of Dance Film Shorts

Movement Research Studies Project, in partnership with Dance Films Association, presents Dance on Camera, an evening of dance film shorts on Tuesday, January 25th at 7 PM at Judson Memorial Church Meeting Hall – 55 Washington Square South in Manhattan.  … Continue reading

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Black Swan Opens Today

Black Swan, Darren Aronofsky’s so-called psycho-sexual dance thriller that everyone is talking about, opens today.  Below is an excerpt from my review of the film.  Go see it. Darren Aronofsky’s Black Swan explores one dancer’s quest for perfection in the … 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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Paris Opera Ballet Documentary Opens Tomorrow in NYC

In his latest film, La Danse, American documentarian Frederick Wiseman follows the Paris Opera Ballet as its dancers rehearse and perform seven different works.  Pina Bausch, Angelin Preljocaj, and Rudolph Nureyev are among the choreographers whose ballets are featured in … Continue reading

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On the Set of Opus Jazz: The Film

photos by Yaniv Schulman Last week, I had the privilege of visiting the set of Opus Jazz: The Film, which recently resumed and completed filming after shooting the third section, “Passage for Two”, on the High Line about two years … Continue reading

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