Postmodern Dance

For the sake of rhetorical convenience, people tend to misname as Modern dance anything that isn't classical ballet. Similarly, they tend to misname any random non-ballet dance in today's catchall postmodern era as Postmodern dance. Postmodern dance is, in fact, a... [more]

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FILM
02.06.10
FILM, International Film, Documentary Film, Experimental Film, PERFORMING ARTS, Modern and Contemporary Dance, Postmodern Dance, Athleticism, Pure Movement, Body Politic/Identity Dance, Pedestrian Movement, Contact Improvisation, Happenings, Site-Specific, lush, intimate, in-your-face, self-reflection, power, dramatic, beautiful , complex
I was able to attend two films as part of the New York City Dance on Camera Festival last week at the Walter Reade Theatre at Lincoln Center. Two nights, two documentaries on contemporary dance, two very different, yet equally effective, approaches to the genre. [above: "Un peu de tendresse bordel de merde!," Dave St. Pierre] The first, "Urban Ballet" (Brigitte Kramer and Jorg Jashel), was quite beautiful and was shot in Germany at the Tanz im August Berlin International Dance Festival. Perfectly edited with just the right amount of footage from interviews with the artists, the film focused on these artists works - whether it was in the streets, a train station, a warehouse studio, a lawn or the stage
PERFORMING ARTS
01.22.10
Applications for the 2010 Bates Dance Festival are now online! The Professional Training Program runs from July 17th-August 8th, and offers a great line-up of classes taught by great artists and accompanied by amazing live musicians! There are also fabulous

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