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  • Batsheva Dance Company celebrates 50th birthday

    By Avishay Artsy

    October 29, 2014 | 12:08 pm

    Los Angeles may be known as one of the world’s entertainment capitals, but when it comes to dance, the city has lagged behind the likes of New York, San Francisco, Paris, Moscow — and even Tel Aviv.

    That’s slowly starting to change, thanks to Benjamin Millepied’s L.A. Dance...

  • Unleashing dance, offstage

    March 6, 2013 | 4:31 am

    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 for dancing. Why leap across a theater floor when you can glide around the lobby of an office building? Why spin atop sprung wood when...

  • Choreographer debuts morality tale on dangers of jealousy

    May 9, 2012 | 10:14 am

    Barak Marshall didn’t want to be a dancer. A lawyer, a singer, a scholar — anything but a dancer. “It was what she did,” Marshall says of his Yemenite mother, Margalit Oved, the one-time prima ballerina of the Inbal dance company, a giant of the dance world. And so he...

  • In This Corner—the Choreographer

    By Susan Josephs

    June 8, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Choreographer Keith Glassman always wanted to learn more about his grandfathers and why they both pursued boxing careers in their youth.

    "There are a lot of unanswered questions in my family," he says. "My grandparents and their generation were very reticent when it came to talking...

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  • ‘Monumental’:

    By Susan Josephs

    March 16, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    When they first started dancing together, Noam Gagnon and Dana Gingras used to lock themselves in a studio for somewhere between five and seven hours a day. Together, they tried to make their bodies react in "authentic ways," irrespective of how high they could jump, how fast they...

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