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Clare Croft

CLARE CROFT is a dance historian and theorist, and an assistant professor at the University of Michigan.

Clare Croft
on Pina Bausch

Almost every role in Pina Bausch’s choreographic repertory could be catalogued via a close description of feet. Café Müller’s two main women may have the most iconic of Bausch’s foot choreography: the oddly assured sound of their stuttering barefoot shuffles are enduring reminders of the women’s shut eyes.

“I’m gay,” she never said.

Jill Johnston, the longtime Village Voice dance critic-turned lesbian feminist provocateur, made queer work of coming out. In 1970, she announced her lesbianism to the world, but did so by requiring her readers to listen to the news of her sexuality on her own terms.

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The Brooklyn Rail

JUL-AUG 2020

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