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I was able to attend two films as part of the New York City Dance on Camera Festival last week at the Walter Reade Theatre at Lincoln Center. Two nights, two documentaries on contemporary dance, two very different, yet equally
The unexpectedly freezing weather kept me from going out as much as I'd like to this week (I'm new to the East Coast, and unprepared for real seasons), but the irresisitible lure of gravestones and accordion music drew me out of
Applications for the 2010 Bates Dance Festival are now online! The Professional Training Program runs from July 17th-August 8th, and offers a great line-up of classes taught by great artists and accompanied by amazing live musicians! There are also fabulous
Introductions JoAnna Mendl Shaw is not your typical choreographer. While it is every choreographer's challenge to frame what we see as an audience, for JoAnna, the frame is not limited to the rectangular dimensions of a stage. JoAnna must balance the
For a visual artist, the idea of losing your sight holds a special flavour of terror. Which is why I found the idea of “Tu vois ce que je veux dire” so intriguing: going for a blindfolded walk in the
AMJAD: La La La Human Steps We begin with a manipulated woman, not unheard of in the world of ballet, although La La La Human Steps depicts this with alarming speed and agility. The following scene, however, breathes a sense of