"In the beginning there is nothing. It starts very small and becomes bigger." Pina Bausch creates epics, but they always retain that quality of having come from absence, of having been built piece by piece. Bausch's dances start with a single concept -- a kernel of movement, a memory -- which she bui
Alissa Horowitz, the spawn of a dancer–artist duo, was raised free–spirited and surrounded by art. As a modern dancer living in NYC, she teaches dance to the kiddies, and in the past has worked in arts publicity. Alissa lived in Madurai, India for four months, where she studied th
Wim Vandekeybus is a director, choreographer, actor and photographer. His contact with animals in their natural environment as a young boy had a great emotional impact on both him and his work. Animals, their movements, their instinctive reactions and their trust in their own physical power
David Parsons is the artistic director of Parsons Dance, for which he has created over 70 works. Before founding Parsons Dance, he was a lead dancer in The Paul Taylor Dance company.
One of Parsons' signature pieces, Caught, employs the use of strobe lighting to create the illusion that the dan