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My brain on Jon Kinzel

    We’ll be slow & then fast     The buildings are all around us Everything will depend on weight Lover, lie down No, get up. Please me If you hold my hand If ...

Nov, 11

From the Archives: FROZEN MOMMY Notes

In 2005, I reviewed the Tere O’Connor dance Frozen Mommy for The Brooklyn Rail. These are my notes, with 2 redactions:

Oct, 10

On the Boards

  I’m serving as writer in residence at On the Boards in Seattle this season… This is how OtB’s artistic director Lane Czaplinski puts it: We asked Claudia La Rocco to be our writer-in-residence because ...

Oct, 02

so that the island moves properly

: a love letter to Jennifer Lacey   but of course it doesn/t because of course it doesn’t   dear Jennifer—   you’ve been in my lap all week. Videos of varying qualities and lengths. ...

Jun, 29

Close Ups

    puckered & gathered flat backs, side to side   turn me this way & that//hold my hand superheros on a Sunday maybe         the world doesn’t need saving tonight   ...

Mar, 14

Dress the Dress: After & During Big Dance Theater

I attended the dress rehearsal of Big Dance Theater’s new production, Alan Smithee Directed This Play: Triple Feature at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. This is some of what happened to me and some of what I ...

Oct, 01

The Bureau for the Future of Choreography, Take 2

    The Bureau is into antiquated forms of archiving                                       1.   I used to really believe in improvisation These days I’m not so sure It seems to involve a lot of aimless, ...

Jun, 28


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