BARE : The Story of the Making of a Performance Piece with 11 Naked Men

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  It’s still hard to perceive that even in 2020 public nudity still evokes a torrent of negativity.  On one hand there are the juvenile reactions from people who left their teen years decades ago, and on the other hand there is still so much overwhelming out-of-place Victorian censorship . If you show more than … Continue reading

Born To Fly

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Elizabeth Streb is an American performer, teacher and celebrated modern dance choreographer who is never happy until she pushes everybody beyond the edge and way out of their comfort zone. Her body of work that is part dance, part extreme sports, part performance, completely avant-garde and is uniquely original, visually stunning and exhilarating to watch … Continue reading

Can You Bring It : Bill T. Jones and D-Man in the Waters

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  This compelling powerful documentary tells the story behind the most celebrated and performed work by the iconic queer choreographer Bill T Jones.  He created ‘D-Man In The Waters’ in 1989 one year after losing his life partner the dancer/choreographer Arnie Zane to AIDS.  It was the height of the pandemic that was decimating the … Continue reading

Cunningham : a celebration of a genius’s work

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In the opening scenes  of Moscow-born filmmaker Alla Kovgan ‘s debut film Cunningham, we hear the man himself slightly piqued as he insists to a radio interview he is neither a avant-garde or a modern dance choreographer  He is, he states firmly, just a dancer. It’s not a question of modesty but more a frustration … Continue reading

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