Yasuko Yokoshi’s work has long been engaged in questions around cultural authenticity and identity – as impacted in a mobile and fluid world where the merging of cultures is increasingly prevalent. As an artist she has been called both “unruly” and “enigmatic,” revealing the thorny process of assessing her cultural bonds. Her exquisite 2006 what … Continue reading
they wanna check my papers see what I carry around, credentials are boring i burnt them at the burial ground… – M.I.A. birdflu Sahar Javendani is showing her newest work-in-progress as part of DTW’s Studio Series. The Studio Series is meant as a research laboratory for physical explorations and new movement investigations with a focus … Continue reading
If I could, I would go back to DTW for the next 3 nights with someone new to see Bruno Beltrao/Grupa de Rua’s “H3” each time. I want to watch this work work. And work it does, on so many levels. It’s a physically brutal investigation of time, space, and energy. It’s a collapse of … Continue reading
Put on my wellies and slogged through the slushfest last night to attend Dance Theater Workshop’s “Fresh Tracks” benefit. It was well worth it. If this particular program (for this 45-year old series) is an accurate barometer of our current artistic atmosphere, I’d forecast rich days ahead for dance. I’ll admit, despite being a loyal … Continue reading
I’m moderating a follow up to last year’s “Relevance of the University” Lobby Talk. It’s this Tuesday, 7:30 at Dance Theater Workshop – 219 W. 19th St. Panelists include Juliana May, David Neumann, Jana Feinman, Gerald Casel, and hopefully… Susan Marshall. Lobby Talks are more round table than panel, so come and plan to join … Continue reading
I promised Andy I’d send a bio months ago and instead posted a bunch of APAP blog responses. Since I’m in the midst of prepping and touring to Hawaii (yessss), I’m not seeing anything for the next week and half and can take the moment to add some background. I’m a NYC choreographer, artistic director … Continue reading
Its June and that means there’s lots of queertastic entertainment coming your way. For instance: Neil Greenberg’s ” Really Queer Dance with Harps and Quartet with Three Gay Men” June 11-14, 18-21 at 7:30pm $25/$15(Discount) at Dance Theater Workshop http://www.dancetheaterworkshop.org/greenberg And also the HOT FEST at Dixon Place! Woo-hoo!!