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Deborah Jowitt

DEBORAH JOWITT wrote about dance in the Village Voice from 1967 to 2011; she now publishes her work at

Deborah Jowitt
on Pina Bausch

The Brooklyn Academy was packed on July 2, 1984 when Tanztheater Wuppertal made its New York debut. The first of its two programs consisted of Pina Bausch’s Café Müller (1978) and The Rite of Spring  (1975), introducing us to Bausch’s aesthetic in ways that I now realize were strategically clever.


The Brooklyn Rail

JUNE 2023

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