culturevulture.net – review

Merce Cunningham was the perfect person to jump on the IPOD bandwagon. Now his dance company must travel from engagment to engagement with dancers, sets, costumes and a small truckload of miniature music players with tangly cords and earphones, all  ...

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Emanuel Gat sets dances to works of music loaded with historical baggage, such as Mozart’s Requiem, which accompanies "K626". He doesn’t synchronize the start of the movement with the music, instead beginning in silence, and inserting gaps between movements. Awaiting  ...

San Francisco Ballet 2007 Season Program 6

Choreography: Agnes de Mille Composer: Aaron Copland Directed by Christine Sarry Staged by Anita Paciotti World Premiere: October 16, 1942, Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, Metropolitan Opera House; New York, NY Helgi Tomasson’s new ballet, “On Common Ground”, which debuted  ...

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Two programs which paid their respects to the New York City Ballet in different ways, and a dangling semaphore, an android frenzy by Wayne MCGregor (repeated from last season) “Eden, Eden”, finished off the regular season of the San Francisco  ...

Inbal Pinto Dance Company: Oyster

Tel Aviv-based choreographer Inbal Pinto is touring her 60-minute dance/theatre piece called Oyster. A quirky, imagistic and charming work, Oyster can hardly be classified as dance. And yet the theatrical mind behind the work is clearly funneling its influences—vaudeville,  ...