May 24, 2007 |
NO venue or series offers a more exciting array of major international choreographers this summer than the Dance Camera West Film Festival, running throughout June in eight Southland locations. Works by or documentaries about such contemporary titans as Pina Bausch, William Forsythe, Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker and Angelin Preljocaj set the seal on a schedule filled with new adventures, even as the festival enters its sixth year.
March 21, 1997 |
An exclusive Southern California appearance by Rosas, a company based in Belgium, will begin the Irvine Barclay Theatre's 1997-98 contemporary dance series Oct. 14. Rosas has been the company-in-residence at the Thea^tre de la Monnaie, Belgium's national opera house in Brussels, since 1992. Founded by Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker in 1983, the company succeeded the Mark Morris Dance Group after its three-year residency at the theater. The Morris company will close the Irvine series.
October 19, 1985 |
Remarkable for its fusion of European Tanztheater intensity and American post- modern formalism, Belgian choreographer Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker's "Rosas Danst Rosas" opened the "Explorations III" series at the Japan America Theatre Thursday with a rigorous commitment to a somber vision.
October 16, 1997 |
What does it mean when a respected European choreographer fills the stage with images of tree trunks, fallen leaves and the death of love many months after Pina Bausch explored a strikingly similar landscape in her widely publicized "Nur Du"?
October 6, 1987 |
"The Arts for Television," a six-part, six-week series of programs organized by the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles and the Stedelijk Museum of Amsterdam begins in MOCA's Ahmanson Auditorium today at noon with nearly four hours of dance videotapes. Varied and provocative, the program generally addresses dance as a visual (rather than kinetic) art and emphasizes novel backgrounds or environments for dancing.
September 23, 2005 |
Starting with its title, everything about "Erase-E(x)" seems intimidating, but at bottom this hourlong presentation by a Brussels-based company named Joji Inc is a whimsical fable: a story ballet for postmoderns based on an intriguing premise drawn from art history. In 1953, the brash young Robert Rauschenberg erased a drawing by Willem de Kooning, putting his own name on the result and raising all sorts of questions about creation, destruction and the impermanence of just about everything.