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Jill Sigman’s ZsaZsaLand Keeps the Party Going

There is a moment in jill sigman/thinkdance’s ZsaZsaLand when the audience must participate. “Take out your equipment,” performer Mary Suk instructs us via megaphone, opening her cell phone and holding it up.

Savion Glover, a Rhythmic Musician

There is an intensity to Savion Glover’s tap dancing that fills your eyes and ears and soul when you watch him perform. Each sound that slams, clicks, shuffles, flaps, trills, and stomps out of his shoes is loaded with the history of the art form.

Reviving the Grande Dame

There’s something grand about the New York City Ballet, but there’s also something musty, even though the twinkling ceiling is spotlessly clean.

Orfeo ed Euridice at the Metropolitan Opera

When the curtains rise at the Metropolitan Opera, a hush befalls the audience and the magic begins.

zoe/juniper at Dance Theater Workshop

Dance Theater Workshop aims to present “artists from around the world who are exploring new expressions in contemporary dance and performance” and to “advance the critical role of contemporary dance and performance in local and global culture.”

Quality Over Quantity: Dance in Immediate Medium’s Chuck.Chuck.Chuck.

I was surprised, having seen Immediate Medium’s Chuck.Chuck.Chuck. advertised on dance websites’ calendars and having noticed a choreographer listed on their press material, that it did not contain more actual dance.


The Brooklyn Rail

MARCH 2009

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