Site-specific is a term used to describe dance or movement that is created for a specific space. The movement is perhaps inspired by the place, and is meant to performed in that space. Site-specific work usually is made in unconventional performance... [more]

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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
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
Introductions JoAnna Mendl Shaw is not your typical choreographer. While it is every choreographer's challenge to frame what we see as an audience, for JoAnna, the frame is not limited to the rectangular dimensions of a stage. JoAnna must balance the
The unexpectedly freezing weather kept me from going out as much as I'd like to this week (I'm new to the East Coast, and unprepared for real seasons), but the irresisitible lure of gravestones and accordion music drew me out of

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  • Lacuna
    "Lacuna" is a site-specific work choreographed by Tom Pearson for the Reflecting Pool at Lincoln Center and commissioned by Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. for Lincoln Center Out of Doors, 2006. Music is by Louis Mofsie, Rob Mastrianni, and the Heyna Second Sons ...
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  • Paradise Pond
    A site-specific performance created by Pearson Widrig Dance Theater (Sara Pearson, Patrik Widrig) on and around Lake Andrews on the Bates College campus, Paradise Pond included over 100 dancers, singers, community and youth performers in a magical celebration of the sustainin ...
    over a 1 year ago

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