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Ephrat "Bounce" Asherie on Collaborating—and Clashing—With Her Brother

Ephrat "Bounce" Asherie on Collaborating—and Clashing—With Her Brother

Ephrat "Bounce" Asherie on Collaborating—and Clashing—With Her Brother Ephrat “Bounce” Asherie is no stranger to Jacob’s Pillow. The New York–based b-girl has performed on the famous Inside/Out stage and at the Doris Duke Theatre and has appeared several times as a guest artist with Dorrance Dance. The native Israeli returns this summer as the first recipient of the Jacob’s Pillow Fellowship at Tilles Center for the #Performing Arts at LIU Post (which includes a $15,000 ... Read More »

It’s easy to remember

It’s easy to remember

It’s easy to remember Born on this day in 1895 lyricist Lorenz Hart.  //www.youtube.com/watch?v=OD52wCJERG8 Happy 65th birthday conductor Valery Gergiyev. Happy 70th birthday soprano Jeannine Altmeyer. Birthday anniversaries of composer Vicente Martín y Soler (1754), soprano Aulikki Rautawaara (1906), conductors Charles Bruck (1911), Anton Guadagno (1925) and Horst Stein (1928). Source: Music-2 It’s easy to remember Read More »

How Could I Get Injured While Recovering from an Injury?

How Could I Get Injured While Recovering from an Injury?

How Could I Get Injured While Recovering from an Injury? How could I get a bone bruise from wearing a boot for a stress fracture in my fifth metatarsal? It’s taking forever to go away, and I can’t dance full-out. Help! —Anonymous, New York, NY A metatarsal injury like yours (aka the “dancer’s fracture”) typically needs six to eight weeks to heal in a short boot that’s removable at night. Unfortunately, a bone bruise can ... Read More »

Unfair ‘Lady’

Unfair ‘Lady’

Unfair ‘Lady’ Mainly plain. In Pygmalion, and, by extension, in My Fair Lady, George Bernard Shaw packed a multitude of important social issues—class, privilege, feminism, morality and gender roles among them—into a light comedy. Sadly, a revival of the 1956 musical at Lincoln Center makes a muddle of the show’s thoughtful elements and isn&8217;t particularly funny either.  I saw the show Saturday afternoon and I can report it is big and impressive and (fitfully) glitzy and ... Read More »

SF Ballet’s “Boundless” Symposium Explores How Ballet is Evolving

SF Ballet’s “Boundless” Symposium Explores How Ballet is Evolving

SF Ballet’s “Boundless” Symposium Explores How Ballet is Evolving The first week of San Francisco Ballet’s Unbound: A Festival of New Works was all about new ballets, with 12 world premieres by the likes of Justin Peck, Dwight Rhoden and Annabelle Lopez Ochoa. The second weekend provided time to reflect, as artists and influencers gathered for “Boundless: A Symposium on Ballet’s Future.” Dance Magazine sat in on two sessions. Virginia Johnson, Helgi Tomasson and Marina ... Read More »

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