Tag Archives: modern dance

My Interview with Ohad Naharin in The Brooklyn Rail

Last month, I had the privilege of speaking with Batsheva Dance Company’s artistic director, Ohad Naharin.  Our conversation is in this month’s issue of The Brooklyn Rail.  Also in this issue: Nancy Dalva talks with Paul Taylor, Siobhan Burke reviews Pat … Continue reading

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A Farewell to Cunningham

One of my college professors told me that letting your eyes focus in different ways while watching dance can offer endless enlightenment. Zoom in on something, then zoom out, or let everything blur together and then come into focus.  I … 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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Weekend Review: Kyle Abraham & Gallim Dance

Choreography from two young, emerging choreographers – Kyle Abraham/Abraham.In.Motion and Andrea Miller/Gallim Dance – was on display over the weekend, and both offered compelling, deeply personal works. At the Kitchen, Kyle Abraham’s Live! The Realest MC was a coming-out story inspired … Continue reading

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Dance Sketchbook

Dancer Jeremy Finch has just released “Sketchbook”, a short video combining dance and hand-drawn animation. It’s a personal look at his decision to pursue his passion for dance (in all its joys and frustrations), and beautifully combines contact improvisation with a thoughtful … Continue reading

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