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Works and Process: Two Interpretations of Music by David Lang

Last year, the Guggenheim’s Works & Process series commissioned two choreographers, Larry Keigwin and Peter Quanz, to each choreograph a piece to Steve Reich’s Double Sextet.  The results were presented side by side at the Guggenheim last September, and provided … 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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Steve Reich Interpreted Through Dance

Ryoji Sasamoto and Ashley Browne with Aaron Carr (standing) in Larry Keigwin’s Sidewalk, Works & Process at the Guggenheim, photo © 2009 Richard Termine When two choreographers create works set to the same music, is it useful to make comparisons?  … Continue reading

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Mandance Project at the Joyce

In 2004, American choreographer Eliot Feld made a clear move away from classical ballet when he premiered his Mandance Project (which includes women in spite of its misleading name). Feld is undeniably creative, but in Mandance’s current season at The … Continue reading

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New York City Ballet’s Tribute to Nureyev

NYCB dancers in Douglas Lee’s Lifecasting, photo by Paul Kolnik George Balanchine is a lucky man. Every year he receives a new ballet on his birthday, January 22, from New York City Ballet. This year, the company not only honored … Continue reading

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