Tag Archives: Ohad Naharin

RedCat, Ohad Naharin, and the Beauty of Downtown L.A.

Last Friday night, my friend Debra Levine invited me to a winter dance concert by students of CalArts (California Institute of the Arts, a prestigious arts college here), at  the RedCat in downtown L.A. For New Yorkers, the RedCat reminded … Continue reading

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INTERVIEWS WITH SONYA TAYEH AND BILLY BELL

Okay, here are the interviews I did with Sonya Tayeh and Billy Bell last week at the DeMa Dance Company rehearsal. (Bell and Tayeh are most known for their work on So You Think You Can Dance, if you don’t … Continue reading

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ANYTHING BUT PRIMA: LEE SAAR AT P.S. 122

Reviewed by Christopher Atamian The actress Lee Scher and her partner-choreographer Saar Harari belong to a generation of Israeli choreographers who have all been influenced to a greater or lesser degree by the immensely talented Ohad Naharin and his “Gaga” … Continue reading

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FALL FOR DANCE '09 PROGRAM 1

Photo by Andrea Mohin, from NY Times, of Paul Taylor Dance Co. in Offenbach Overtures, the comic relief of Program 1. I’m on a tight schedule with my book rewrites, but here are some of the highlights of the Fall … Continue reading

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BATSHEVA'S MAX

(photo by Gadi Dagon, borrowed from here). Wednesday night I went to see the popular Israeli dance troupe, Batsheva Dance Company, at Brooklyn Academy of Music. My main experience with Batsheva has been taking a Gaga Class (artistic director and … Continue reading

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