Tag Archives: Pina Bausch

Paris Opera Ballet Documentary Opens Tomorrow in NYC

In his latest film, La Danse, American documentarian Frederick Wiseman follows the Paris Opera Ballet as its dancers rehearse and perform seven different works.  Pina Bausch, Angelin Preljocaj, and Rudolph Nureyev are among the choreographers whose ballets are featured in … Continue reading

Posted in ballet, Dance, Entertainment, film, International, New York City, Videos | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in BAM, Dance, Dance writing, History, International, New York City | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Pina Bausch’s “Bamboo Blues” at BAM

Dancers in Pina Bausch’s Bamboo Blues, photo by Ulli Weiss Pina Bausch, the director and choreographer of Germany’s Tanztheater Wuppertal, has been fascinated by India for years, and conducted formal research there in 2006 with her company. Bamboo Blues, currently … Continue reading

Posted in BAM, Dance, Dance writing, International, Photography, Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Pina Bausch’s Bamboo Blues Comes to BAM

Beginning December 11th, BAM presents the US premiere of Bamboo Blues, a recent work by German choreographer Pina Bausch for her company, Tanztheater Wuppertal. The piece is a tribute to India – a country that has fascinated Bausch for years. … Continue reading

Posted in BAM, Dance, International, modern dance, music, New York City, Videos | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Fall Dance Season is Here!

The file on my computer called “Summer Dance Dates” has now been re-titled “Fall Dance Dates”, as there seems to be a sudden rush of performances and events filling up my calendar – spanning from now to December. It’s exciting … Continue reading

Posted in ballet, christopher wheeldon, Dance, Entertainment, International, Joyce Theater, music, New York City, Photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment