Posts Tagged ‘Dance Theater Workshop’

April Dance Happenings: New York City

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

By Rachel Straus  March 29 – April 9 Eiko & Koma The Japanese avant-garde artists, whose home has been the U.S. since 1976, present the New York premiere of Naked at the Baryshnikov Arts Center. They will be intermittently naked, but what will stand out are their glacially slow movement tableaus that change one’s perception […]

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Men at Work: Adam Barruch, Philippe Saire, and Wally Cardona

Monday, January 10th, 2011

by Rachel Straus Sometimes it helps to be overtly theatrical. Take Adam Barruch. At Dance Theater Workshop (January 5 and 6), the choreographer-performer opened the Emerging Artists showcase as though he were hit by lightening. Barruch’s ferociously physical attack belies his boyish, slight-of-hip appearance. Under a pool of light, he slammed his fist like a […]

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Post-modern Dance Competition

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010

Seven minutes can feel like an eternity. Or at least that was my thought halfway through the second night of “Festival Twenty Ten” at Dance Theater Workshop. Now in its 16th year, the September 8-11 event featured ten pieces per night. Curated by Robin Staff, the artistic director of Dance/NOW [NYC], it gave 40 choreographers […]

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