September 28, 2017

For years and years, I was a techno-phobe. I had a landline until 2005. I only got a cell phone because I moved to New York, and my first apartment didn’t have a jack. If I hadn’t gone to grad school where I was forced to engage with technology, I feel fully confident...

September 21, 2017

I love all forms of dance, charmed by the divinity and absurdity that reside in each one. I must confess, though, that I feel a particular affinity for butoh (it developed in post-WWII Japan; the full name, ankoku butoh, roughly translates as dance of darkness).

Maybe...

September 12, 2017

Peter Bruegel's The Wedding Dance

My last post argued that everyone, regardless of knowledge or interest, deserves a place on the dance floor. While this is great and all, save for the occasionally appreciable and approachable genres, dance is hard: to do, to watch, and...

September 10, 2017

Henri Matisse's Dance

In the interest of streamlining my dual interests of dance and writing, I've relocated my blog to my personal website. I started it five years ago to practice the art of dance criticism. Over the last few years, it hasn't been much more than a...

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