Tag Archives: Germany

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 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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I Believe in Forsythe’s “Outer Space”

I’m still processing William Forsythe’s I don’t believe in outer space, which opened at BAM on Wednesday evening.  For the first twenty minutes or so, I worried that it was going to be a repeat of Decreation, which I reviewed … 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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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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