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2005 Stories by Deborah Jowitt

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  • The Glory of Power

    published June 21, 2005

    For the 20 years that Jawole Willa Jo Zollar's Urban Bush Women have been pulling spectators—whooping and clapping—to their feet,... More >>

  • A Danish Treasure Trove

    published June 14, 2005

    A sign in a Copenhagen elevator warns that it can hold 10 people and 900 "gods." In the split second it takes me to understand that gods is... More >>

  • Not a Home

    published June 14, 2005

    This is P.S.122? The upstairs space is almost filled by three sets of plywood bleachers facing what might be a corridor in an upscale hotel.... More >>

  • Whose Land Is This?

    published May 31, 2005

    Some choreographers aim to clarify life by devising reassuring patterns. David Dorfman embraces the hugger-mugger of existence. In his marvelous... More >>

  • Timely and Timeless

    published May 24, 2005

    Japan Society titled its spring 2005 offerings "Cool Japan: Otaku Strikes." Otaku, the fad for popular culture, rules the society's current... More >>

  • Too Cocksure?

    published May 17, 2005

    As an actor-dancer-choreographer of impressive avoirdupois, Lawrence Goldhuber decided—no surprise—to skewer the fat cats who control... More >>

  • Slotted in Time

    published May 17, 2005

    Dancers learn early on that they have to be in the right place at the right time doing the right steps in collaboration with others, but—with... More >>

  • Letter? Letter

    published May 10, 2005

    The inside of Tami Stronach's head must be an interesting place to visit. Ideas, images, styles must be constantly waltzing around, changing... More >>

  • Duet to Me One More Time

    published May 3, 2005

    Peter Martins, who did his first choreography while a principal dancer with the New York City Ballet, clearly believes, as Balanchine did, in... More >>

  • Bewitched or Bothered?

    published May 3, 2005

    I leave the opening gala of Complexions Contemporary Ballet half wanting to congratulate co-directors Dwight Rhoden and Desmond Richardson and... More >>

  • Lens Life

    published April 26, 2005

    Photography has always rivaled painting when it comes to landscape, portrait, and still life. But the camera has no peer at capturing what our... More >>

  • Under a Microscope

    published April 26, 2005

    Mingling elements of Balinese dance with a propensity for tying himself in knots, Chris Elam interprets inner quandaries and drives as muscular... More >>

  • Heavenly Visitors

    published April 19, 2005

    Cambodian classical dance is a refined and fragile court form; yet the fact that it has been restored after the brutal destruction of art and... More >>

  • Sing Out

    published April 19, 2005

    In Mark Morris's dances, people rarely pair up for life. Music, which he articulates marvelously, is a tide that casts them together and pulls... More >>

  • Multiple Sightings of Dance Live and Onscreen

    published April 12, 2005

    Neil Greenberg has said he is constantly exploring meaning in dance and in life—not Romeo-loves-Juliet-and-they-die meaning but how we... More >>

  • Got Rats?

    published April 12, 2005

    The Contract, James Kudelka's first evening-long work for National Ballet of Canada, is a somber extravaganza, involving over 50... More >>

  • Leaping into Choreography

    published April 12, 2005

    While modern dance choreographers of all stripes and levels of accomplishment appear like mushrooms, classical choreographers—vital to the... More >>

  • Life and Death Matter

    published April 12, 2005

    I leave the Trisha Brown Dance Company's 35th anniversary season feeling lighter, brighter—drunk with a beauty both luscious and brainy. From... More >>

  • Graham Lives!

    published April 5, 2005

    Through Sunday Aglow with excitement during an opening-night intermission of the Graham company's current season, onetime Graham dancer Stuart... More >>

  • Laugh Your Heart Out

    published March 29, 2005

    Jérôme Bel's 2001 The Show Must Go On comes to us trailing scandal: Spectators in Paris, where he is based, say rude things... More >>

  • What Spring Break?

    published March 29, 2005

    The week March fell into April, an avid dance-goer with three nights free and affordable tickets in hand could indulge in a choreographic... More >>

  • Trisha's Spawn

    published March 22, 2005

    Stephen Petronio and Vicky Shick both danced in Trisha Brown's company—he from 1979 to 1986, she from 1980 to 1986. In their very different... More >>

  • Serving the Master

    published March 15, 2005

    Who should cover Matthew Bourne's Play Without Words? Debate may not rage in newsrooms, but the question has come up. I agree with Bourne,... More >>

  • Getting (It) Together

    published March 8, 2005

    The title of Amanda Loulaki's La la la la, Resistance (The Island of Breezes) may refer to her birthplace, Crete. Or to the state of the... More >>

  • Go West!

    published March 1, 2005

    Peter Boal's focus must be whipping in about five directions these days. A principal dancer at New York City Ballet and a teacher at its... More >>

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