Category: Dance

Gallim dance at the Joyce

Awful, terrible, non sensical, pointless, unpleasant. I can’t exactly come up with a word to describe this hour. Un-understandable? Often I don’t understand the dance our the point. This evening I could tell we were at creation. What with the single celled organisms writhing across the floor – […]

Alvin Ailey night 2

First, Juba choreographer Robert Battke who we heard at works /process earlier this year was four blue dancers. What was it about. High squeaking violins as the bounced and jerked across the stage. It seemed jumbled and incoherent. Mr Battle redeemed himself with the short energetic Ella. As […]

ALVIN AILEY @ Works & Process

Surprisingly I really enjoyed the dance, and the evening.  Susan Falls-Hill was a great interviewer and appeared to be enjoying herself while she interviewed Judith Jameson, Robert Battle and Rennie Harris.  Judith ran Alvin Ailey before she handed it off to Robert Battle.  And rennie Harris was my seat […]

Cello players celebrate Jerome Robbins

Again a treat at the Library of the Performing Arts. After a tour upstairs we joined 175 other music/dance lovers for a special concert and film- the music,   Sujin Lee, Julian Schwarz, and Julian Langford, three brilliant cellists of The New York Classical players, perform Bach’s first, fifth, […]