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Hannah Foster

Hannah Foster is a New York City based writer, dancer, and contemporary art advisor. She currently serves as Head of Art Advisory at Sugarlift.

Tales of Hopper: The Additive Adaptation from Painting to Dance

Hopper unknowingly painted for the novel coronavirus era. Thus, a new danced adaptation, luckily coming weeks before bans on in-person performances, has significant resonance. In Tales of Hopper, a repertory dance work that Cherylyn Lavagnino Dance premiered at New York’s DiMenna Center for Classical Music in late February, Lavagnino and composer Martin Bresnick take on Rothenstein’s “interpretation of incident and of character” for Hopper’s oeuvre.

Trading Velvet Seats for Couch Viewing

Moviegoers have been opting for home viewing before it was forced upon them. Some called the release of Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman on Netflix the canary in the coalmine for the end of movie theaters. COVID-19 was the sooner-than-expected cave-in. Can streaming be a sustainable business model for ballet?

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The Brooklyn Rail

SEPT 2020

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