Category Archives: Reviews

raimund hoghe

Raimund Hoghe’s Pas de Deux at Baryshnikov Arts Center

If you go to one of Raimund Hoghe’s dance performances and just listen, eyes closed, you’ll understand much of the story he’s trying to tell. Hoghe is a master of the musical collage, shaping playlists of drama and scope, surprise

raimund hoghe

Raimund Hoghe’s Pas de Deux at Baryshnikov Arts Center

If you go to one of Raimund Hoghe’s dance performances and just listen, eyes closed, you’ll understand much of the story he’s trying to tell. Hoghe is a master of the musical collage, shaping playlists of drama and scope, surprise

2012-09-17-eladlassry

Elad Lassry’s Untitled (Presence) at the Kitchen

[Read this review on The Huffington Post.] She looks directly out at us from the wall, not quite smiling. There’s a hopefulness to her expression — maybe naïveté. She is enclosed in a simple rectangular frame, but there’s a second

2012-09-17-eladlassry

Elad Lassry’s Untitled (Presence) at the Kitchen

[Read this review on The Huffington Post.] She looks directly out at us from the wall, not quite smiling. There’s a hopefulness to her expression — maybe naïveté. She is enclosed in a simple rectangular frame, but there’s a second

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Jonah Bokaer and Anthony McCall’s ECLIPSE at BAM Fisher

[Read this review on The Huffington Post.] Dance in the round is rich with possibility. Each viewpoint offers a chance to present a different aspect of the moving body, with no one angle being definitively “right” or “best.” As someone

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Jonah Bokaer and Anthony McCall’s ECLIPSE at BAM Fisher

[Read this review on The Huffington Post.] Dance in the round is rich with possibility. Each viewpoint offers a chance to present a different aspect of the moving body, with no one angle being definitively “right” or “best.” As someone

2012-07-26-giselle

A Rambling Look at the Paris Opéra Ballet’s New York Season

[Read this review on The Huffington Post.] What is French ballet? Most of the world’s various ballet techniques are beginning to melt together. But the Paris Opéra Ballet’s visit to New York this month, its first in 16 years, proved

2012-07-26-giselle

A Rambling Look at the Paris Opéra Ballet’s New York Season

[Read this review on The Huffington Post.] What is French ballet? Most of the world’s various ballet techniques are beginning to melt together. But the Paris Opéra Ballet’s visit to New York this month, its first in 16 years, proved

2012-07-20-pilobolus

Pilobolus Dance Theatre at the Joyce

[Read this review on The Huffington Post.] If you have a boyfriend who’s “not sure about this whole dance thing,” you take him to see Pilobolus. He may even know the company already, from their performances at the Oscars and in car commercials. Everybody

2012-07-20-pilobolus

Pilobolus Dance Theatre at the Joyce

[Read this review on The Huffington Post.] If you have a boyfriend who’s “not sure about this whole dance thing,” you take him to see Pilobolus. He may even know the company already, from their performances at the Oscars and in car commercials. Everybody

2012-06-17-australianballet

The Australian Ballet’s Infinity at the Koch Theater

[Read this review on The Huffington Post.] It’s been 13 years since The Australian Ballet was last in New York City. That’s enough time, in dance years, for a generation of company dancers to have come and gone. But they’re

2012-06-17-australianballet

The Australian Ballet’s Infinity at the Koch Theater

[Read this review on The Huffington Post.] It’s been 13 years since The Australian Ballet was last in New York City. That’s enough time, in dance years, for a generation of company dancers to have come and gone. But they’re

2012-06-10-gallimdance2

Uphill Battles: Gallim Dance in Sit, Kneel, Stand

[Read this review on The Huffington Post.] Putting on a dance show is a Sisyphean task. No matter what heights the dancers reach onstage one night, they begin the next night’s performance at the bottom of the hill, doomed to

2012-06-10-gallimdance2

Uphill Battles: Gallim Dance in Sit, Kneel, Stand

[Read this review on The Huffington Post.] Putting on a dance show is a Sisyphean task. No matter what heights the dancers reach onstage one night, they begin the next night’s performance at the bottom of the hill, doomed to