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Anna Rogovoy

Anna Rogovoy is a Brooklyn-based dancer, writer, and arts administrator. She is a member of Daniel Roberts and Dancers and the company manager of Dorrance Dance. She holds a B.A. with concentrations in dance and literature from Bennington College.

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Take Care

It’s a sad catch-22: the fact that dancers, whose bodies undergo some of the most intense physical stress of any members of the population, often don’t have the resources to give those bodies the specialized care they need. The army of freelance or “project” dancers who make up the majority…

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Still from "All That Jazz" | Directed by Bob Fosse | 1979 Still from "All That Jazz" | Directed by Bob Fosse | 1979

Films for Every Fancy

As dance flits from the stage to the street, the museum, the abandoned building, and even the iPad, an enduring trend is the Dance on Camera festival at Lincoln Center (a co-presentation with Dance Films Association). The 43rd edition of this series opens January 30 and runs through February 3, with…

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Neil Greenberg's "This" at NYLA | Photo Frank Mullaney Neil Greenberg's "This" at NYLA | Photo Frank Mullaney

REVIEW: Neil Greenberg’s “This” at NYLA

In discussing This, the work which premiered at New York Live Arts last week, Neil Greenberg makes it clear that the dancers were a very integral and very early part of the creative process. We, too, will start with them: Omagbitse Omagbemi: resolute, inquisitive, confident; Molly Lieber: frank and sculptural,…

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Pina Bausch's "Kontakthof" at BAM | Photo Theatre de la Ville Pina Bausch's "Kontakthof" at BAM | Photo Theatre de la Ville

REVIEW: Pina Bausch’s “Kontakthof” at BAM

Pina Bausch has a gift for holding up a beautiful mirror and gently showing us how ridiculous we look. In Kontakthof, scenes unfold wildly out of proportion, with hysterical shrieks meeting compulsive preening meeting a fake mouse corpse. “There are dancers onstage,” Anna Wehsarg comments at one point: “do you…

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RoseAnne Spradlin at New York Live Arts | Photo Ian Douglas RoseAnne Spradlin at New York Live Arts | Photo Ian Douglas

REVIEW: RoseAnne Spradlin at New York Live Arts

G-h-o-s-t c-r-o-w-n (working title) begins like a ballet gone wrong—Rebecca Warner and Natalie Green repeat classical vocabulary interminably, as though possessed or as though they have forgotten the next step and are desperately trying to summon it via muscle memory. A live (exceptional) musical trio pipes in, led by an…

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