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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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Another Year, Another Wrap-Up

Batsheva Dance Company in Ohad Naharin’s MAX, photo by Gadi Dagon It has been an eventful year for dance, and at times, a sad one.  We lost Merce Cunningham, Pina Bausch, and Michael Jackson, many companies folded or laid off … Continue reading

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Ohad Naharin’s Advice to Critics

Dance Magazine has posted Ohad Naharin’s acceptance speech at the November 9th Dance Magazine Awards.  Instead of offering thanks, he shared some advice for critics that is both insightful and humorous.  And how interesting to hear a dancer and choreographer … 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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