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Hofesh Shechter’s “Sun” at BAM

Hofesh Shechter’s “Sun”, photo by Gabriele Zucca Before the start of Hofesh Shechter’s Sun, which made its US debut at BAM last week, the London-based Israeli choreographer told the audience that we would see a brief excerpt from the end … Continue reading

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“Political Mother” Review

My review of Hofesh Shechter’s Political Mother, performed in October at BAM, is in this month’s issue of The Brooklyn Rail. Read it here, along with wonderful pieces by Siobhan Burke and L.J. Sunshine.

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Cedar Lake at the Joyce

Cedar Lake presented five works over the past two weeks at The Joyce Theater – undoubtedly a grueling workout for the company’s fifteen dancers.  They were in top form, and it’s always a pleasure to watch how seamlessly this exceptional … Continue reading

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The Best of 2008

There were a lot of memorable dance performances and events in 2008. Here are ten that I thought were outstanding. 1. PeepDance by Nimrod Freed’s Tami Dance Company: There’s nothing quite like a village of peepers in Central Park on … Continue reading

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Hofesh Shechter’s Uprising

Last week, I wrote at length about the excerpt from Hofesh Shechter‘s Uprising that I saw during the Fall for Dance festival. Of the fifteen pieces (over three programs) I viewed throughout FFD, Uprising was certainly the most exhilarating and … Continue reading

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