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Writing About Gaga for BAM

BAM asked me to share some thoughts on Gaga, the movement language created by Batsheva Dance Company’s artistic director Ohad Naharin, in anticipation of the company’s performances next month at the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House. I was happy to … Continue reading

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Gaga Classes in New York

In 2009, one of the highlights of my trip to Israel was taking Gaga classes at the Suzanne Dellal Center for Dance in Tel Aviv.  At the time, these movement awareness classes developed by Ohad Naharin, artistic director of Israel’s … Continue reading

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Actors Learn Gaga for The Miracle Worker

William Gibson’s The Miracle Worker opens on Broadway today – the first revival in nearly fifty years.  A recent New York Times profile of Abigail Breslin, who plays Helen, revealed that the actors trained in Ohad Naharin’s movement language, Gaga, … Continue reading

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Going Gaga in Israel, Part Two

Batsheva Dance Company’s studios at the Suzanne Dellal Centre Last Friday morning, I returned to Tel Aviv’s Suzanne Dellal Centre for Dance and Theatre to take my second Gaga class.  After reawakening my body in Thursday evening’s class and getting … Continue reading

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Going Gaga in Israel, Part One

The entrance to the Suzanne Dellal Centre for Dance and Theatre Since first experiencing Gaga – the movement language created by Batsheva Dance Company’s artistic director Ohad Naharin – in early 2008, I have been yearning for more, and so … Continue reading

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