Posts tagged "NYU Skirball Center"
Acrobats and Artists in the Kitchen: “Cuisine and Confessions” Stirs and Amazes

Acrobats and Artists in the Kitchen: “Cuisine and Confessions” Stirs and Amazes

While performers soared on silks, flipped on tables, scaled poles and danced with utensils around the kitchen, the faint scent of banana bread greeted the nose. Usually this level of action would be too much for an audience member to handle, a true sensory over load devoid of meaning. However, on Tuesday, April 12th at...
Heidi Latsky Demystifies Disability, Redefines Diversity

Heidi Latsky Demystifies Disability, Redefines Diversity

New York-based modern dance choreographer Heidi Latsky speaks to {Dd} about her latest "physically integrated" projects...
Critical Conversation: A Young Person's Perspective on Hubbard Street 2 and "Harold and the Purple Crayon"

Critical Conversation: A Young Person’s Perspective on Hubbard Street 2 and “Harold and the Purple Crayon”

Lola is a precocious young lady who lives with her family in New York City, She is a third-grade student at the Talented & Gifted School for Young Scholars (M012), and studies dance at The Ailey School and American Tap Dance Foundation.  On Sunday October 6, I was lucky to have Lola accompany me to...

Monica Bill Barnes & Company Takes a Swing at Skirball Center

The first time I saw Monica Bill Barnes & Company was at the old Dixon Place in 2005. There couldn’t have been more than thirty chairs crammed into the living room size space. While I do not remember the title of the show, I remember the fighting spirit of her hapless characters as they attempted...