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Tanztheater Wuppertal at BAM

Pina Bausch’s signature ingredients – long flowing hair, floor-length gowns, ritual, and tons of water – were on full display in como el musguito en la piedra, ay, si, si, si…(Like moss on a stone), the final work from the choreographer … 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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2010 in Dance: A Look Back

We’re days away from the end of 2010, so like in past years on this blog, I’m sharing what struck me as most memorable and impressive throughout the year.  Both new and old works performed in a variety of venues … Continue reading

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Pina Bausch’s Vollmond at BAM

It’s been over a week since I saw Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch perform Vollmond (Full Moon) at Brooklyn Academy of Music, yet many of the images from the piece – and the endless downpour of water – still linger in … Continue reading

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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

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