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Emanuel Gat Dance: Doppelgangers, Shadows, and Silent Sound

This past week, Emanuel Gat Dance performed a New York premiere and a North American premiere at the Rose Theater as part of the Lincoln Center Festival.  Gat, the forty-year-old Israeli whose company is based in the south of France, … Continue reading

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Be In the Gray With Me

There is nothing black or white about Pam Tanowitz’s newest work, Be In the Gray With Me, presented this past weekend at Dance Theater Workshop.  Navigating the gray area between ballet and modern is tricky, but Tanowitz, who avoids labeling … Continue reading

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Lateral Inhibition

I wish I could write a full review of the DNA performance, but my vantage point was from the wings, where I jogged in place to keep warm and anxiously waited to go on as one of six dancers in the contemporary ballet piece. Continue reading

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Stephen Petronio Company at The Joyce

In a post-performance discussion at The Joyce Theater on Wednesday evening, Stephen Petronio said he hopes that the audience and his dancers feel like they’re getting swept into the tornado that he creates in I Drink the Air Before Me, … Continue reading

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Merce Cunningham’s Nearly Ninety at BAM

Merce Cunningham Dance Company in Nearly Ninety, photo by Stephanie Berger On his ninetieth birthday last Thursday, Merce Cunningham offered the dance world Nearly Ninety, his newest evening-length work presented at Brooklyn Academy of Music. Cunningham redefines – or perhaps … Continue reading

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