Kate Weare & Monica Bill Barnes at the Joyce Theatre

Last night’s performance at the Joyce Theatre—the other half of the alternating double-bills they’re running this week—is a perfect illustration of what I was writing about yesterday when I faulted Camille A. Barnes’ choreography for relying too heavily on the music, and letting her own voice get lost against the structure and content of the … Continue reading

Camille A. Brown & Andrea Miller at the Joyce Theatre

At the end of the world premiere of Gallim Dance‘s Wonderland—the first half of last night’s split bill at the Joyce Theatre, along with work by Camille A. Brown—the audience responded with an enthusiastic round of applause that didn’t quite translate into a standing ovation. That’s a pretty good summation of my response to the … Continue reading

Five Questions for Shireen Dickson

I grew up in Maryland. Then I got into grad school @ NYU so it all worked out. This is what I did Friday: I’m lucky. It’s working out OK so far.

Studies in Whimsy and Flesh: dear peter, love nora @ 100 Grand, August 28

Peter Chamberlin and Nora Petroliunas share a sense of rigor in their separate dances. The concert they shared also displayed a sense of creative whimsy.

BAC announces its fall dance season

Baryshnikov Arts Center announced its fall dance season today and it looks great! PIERRE RIGAL Press September 10-12, 2009 Thu and Fri at 8 PM, Sat at 2 PM & 8 PM Tickets: $20 Howard Gilman Performance Space French choreographer and performer Pierre Rigal returns to the Baryshnikov Arts Center inPress, a virtuosic solo dance … Continue reading

Factory & Market. AUNTS Here.

We Love JM Leary and her friends: FACTORY & MARKET APRIL 18 & MAY 1 2009 Co-produced by ROLL CALL The Movement Research Spring Festival 09 FACTORY Saturday April 18, 10am – 11pm FACTORY consolidates resources for production of custom-made art works in All media All day long, starting early, making SHIrTs!!! Curators, artists and … Continue reading

Soho to L.I.C. to Philly and Back Again

[I'm tired, I'll try and add links later!] Okay so Wednesday I headed down to HERE ARTS CENTER to see OH WHAT WAR, Mallory Catlett & Co.’s new multimedia meditation on war from the doughboy’s perspective. The set looks like a WWI trench populated by the ghosts of deserters from every army – purgatory of … Continue reading

My weekend.

Hello all! First of all, my apologies to Andy who seems to have really missed his writers. I was gone from New York and from the country, with often limited internet access and even more limited access to theater, dance and music events. In any case, I am back. This is a short blog to … Continue reading

Finland! I LOVE Finland!

*If you just…* http://www.ifyoujust.net ”If you just…” – collective new media / dance work which combines dance and internet in a new way. If You Just… project consists of three separate but connected parts: dance video about loneliness (directed by Hanna Lappalainen, music by Anja Mauranen); website ifyoujust.net forming around the original video and contribution … Continue reading

Force Majeure

Chez Bushwick Presents FORCE MAJEURE: Microsystéme (A Studio Showing Of New Work) GENOA/US Microsystéme Artistic Director: Victor Gauthier-Martin (Based On Genoa 01 By Fausto Paravidino) Guests are cordially invited to view the creative process of a staged rehearsal for GENOA / US, as part of the serial project directed by French Director Victor Gaulthier-Martin/Microsystéme, conceived … Continue reading

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