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2006 Stories by Deborah Jowitt

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  • Living by Fragments

    published February 28, 2006

    Trajal Harrell calls his latest piece Before Intermission because it's first on a shared evening curated by Tere O'Connor; a program note... More >>

  • Presaging Spring

    published February 28, 2006

    For years, the New York season of the Paul Taylor Dance Company has come in early March, and its repertory, like the coming spring equinox,... More >>

  • One Act at a Time

    published February 21, 2006

    You can easily see your daily life as a vaudeville. A serious aria is followed by a Mutt-and-Jeff comedy duo, a dance on the slack wire, a... More >>

  • Getting It

    published February 21, 2006

    When Tere O'Connor premieres his new Baby at Dance Theater Workshop on March 22, he'll be facing a New York audience for the first time since a... More >>

  • British Eden

    published February 14, 2006

    Lyrical is a word I seldom use—perhaps because it too often stands for "I thought this dancer (or this step) was beautiful." But... More >>

  • Stepping Out

    published February 14, 2006

    About the title of Reggie Wilson's new work The Tale: Npinpee Nckutchie and the Tail of the Golden Dek: Forget it. Or wait, don't... More >>

  • Hidden Stories

    published February 7, 2006

    Ronald K. Brown's new and recent dances tell me that he loves God, that he believes in personal salvation and peace between nations and people,... More >>

  • All Fall Down

    published February 7, 2006

    I think I understand what Curt Haworth is trying to articulate in his new Descent. A statement in his press kit likens it to a "24-hour... More >>

  • In Memoriam:

    published February 7, 2006

    Two very different ballerinas died within two days of each other: Moira Shearer on January 31 and Rebecca Wright on January 29. Shearer was 80,... More >>

  • First Flights

    published February 7, 2006

    Todd Williams performed with the New York City Ballet from 1990 to 1994 and with Stephen Petronio's company from 1995 to 2002. Both lineages mate... More >>

  • Maybe Forever

    published January 31, 2006

    In a classical pas de deux, the man's gestures say, over and over, "She is beautiful, and I am strong." The woman says, "He gives me whatever I... More >>

  • Five Different Takes on One Woman's Work

    published January 31, 2006

    Although "O,O" is billed as being performed by the Deborah Hay Dance Company, the effect is less of a company than of five very different... More >>

  • More Than a Car Wreck

    published January 31, 2006

    Those who seek out dance in New York's downtown venues may remember Phillip Adams. A slightly fleshy, soft-muscled Australian fellow as spry... More >>

  • Road Trip

    published January 31, 2006

    Adrienne Truscott's they will use the highways begins, and I'm instantly smitten. The disembodied head of David Neumann, spouting French... More >>

  • Born Right Here

    published January 24, 2006

    So you want to make a dance-theater piece called Anytown, subtitled Stories of America. Your fictional town's not going to be like Thornton... More >>

  • Passion Spent

    published January 24, 2006

    Almost a year ago, when the New York City Ballet premiered Christopher Wheeldon's After the Rain, I felt the absence of a third movement... More >>

  • Our Primal Future

    published January 17, 2006

    "I wish Nik could have seen this!" I thought while I was watching 16 [R]evolutions Open Source, the latest digital dance theater piece by... More >>

  • Black on Black

    published January 17, 2006

    Darkness is the new light? That's one speculation induced by the overture to Conjunto di NERO by Emio Greco and Pieter C. Scholten.... More >>

  • Starting Over?

    published January 10, 2006

    A stellar playwright of the Old Comedy like Aristophanes could skewer pretty much whatever bothered him about politics, morals, and religion in... More >>

  • Dance

    published January 10, 2006

    Make a choice, folks. You can watch Sarah East Johnson's joyful, lusty [w]HOLE from the seats at either end of the Flea or the single rows... More >>

  • The Artificial Eye

    published January 3, 2006

    At this year's Dance on Camera Festival, you can see idiosyncratic collaborations between dancers and filmmakers, documentaries, historic footage,... More >>

  • Dance

    published January 3, 2006

    The Nutcracker's mice and dancing candies have been packed away; City Ballet is again offering its angels in plain leotards and tights. The... More >>

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