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Brooklyn Academy of Music

Hofesh Shechter Company in "Political Mother"| Photo Julieta Cervantes Hofesh Shechter Company in "Political Mother" | Photo Julieta Cervantes

REVIEW: Hofesh Shechter’s ‘Political Mother’ at BAM

It is rare that a viewer can describe a dance performance as a full-bodied experience, but that is exactly what occurred for those seated in the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Howard Gilman Opera House, during Hofesh Shechter’s Political Mother. Israeli born, British based musician turned choreographer, Hofesh Shechter, engulfs viewers with…


Screen Shot "i don't believe in outer space" BAM Website "i don't believe in outer space" by William Forsythe, Screen Shot

REVIEW: William Forsythe’s “i don’t believe in outer space” at BAM

All the way home from Lafayette Avenue at the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House to Washington Heights I have been processing Forsythe. I am swimming in his images, in the sounds of his performers’ voices, in their wild presence, and in the bucket of feelings delivered this evening by “i don’t believe in outer space.”