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Back to the Future: RoseAnne Spraidlin's Future Past

Future Past is a sometimes heady rumination on death.

Dancing on the Rail

Some may find the enigmatic, sometimes academic, and wholly indecipherable titles of downtown dance works annoying.

From the Bathhouse to the Bedroom

Theaters acquire energies in keeping with what goes on in them. The Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), with its penchant for the European spectacle, contains a jazzier buzz than the (sadly) staid Joyce, while the renovated Dance Theater Workshop (DTW) is too new for any real aura.

Young Choreographers: A New Generation

To quote Whitney Houston, “I believe the children are our future.” And after sitting through two grin-inducing, inspirational performances choreographed by dancers between the ages of 6 and 23, I believe this even more, particularly when contemplating a new generation of movement creators.


The Brooklyn Rail

MAR 2005

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