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Remembering Pina Bausch, 1940-2009

Pina Bausch, who directed and choreographed for Germany’s Tanztheater Wuppertal beginning in 1973, died yesterday at the age of 68, just days after being diagnosed with cancer.  She was known for coining the term “tanztheater” – dance theatre – and … 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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