Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Unleashing dance, offstage
Choreographer Heidi Duckler isn’t content simply to make works for a stage. To her, the whole of Los Angeles, the whole of the world, even, is fit. . .
Monday, April 25, 2011
At an airy dance studio in the San Fernando Valley, couples dressed in black moodily tango across the floor, stopping in frustration now and then.. . .
Tuesday, April 5, 2011
Dancing rabbis win cheers
A sell-out crowd packed the American Jewish University’s (AJU) Gindi Auditorium on April 3 and watched as Rabbi Zoë Klein of Temple Isaiah tangoed. . .
Wednesday, October 13, 2010
Ethiopian troupe brings shoulder dancing to L.A.
The first time Dr. Ruth Eshel witnessed esketa (which means shoulder dance, in Amharic), she was astounded. “I knew immediately that this was. . .
Tuesday, September 21, 2010
Groups set boycott of Israeli troupe in N.Y.
Two New York-based human rights groups have organized a boycott of performances by Israel's national dance company.
Tuesday, August 10, 2010
Bridging Cultural Gaps Through Dance
“I don’t care about mistakes,” Israeli American choreographer Barak Marshall told a studio teeming with sweaty dancers at Tel Aviv’s Suzanne. . .
Tuesday, June 1, 2010
BODYTRAFFIC Forges an International Connection
It’s a Monday afternoon in an upstairs studio at the Westside Academy of Dance in Santa Monica. “One, two, three, four ...” With each count,. . .
Tuesday, March 16, 2010
‘Tov’ Gallops Onto Stage in Blend of Jewish History, Tradition, Dance
Dancers simulating the behavior of horses gallop across the stage, stepping, prancing, tossing their heads as though shaking their manes. Their. . .
Wednesday, December 9, 2009
Q & A With Entertainer Debbie Allen
Emmy Award-winning choreographer and actress Debbie Allen, also a prolific producer/director of television, film and stage productions, is bringing. . .