The Performance Club

Claudia’s Blog

The Bureau for the Future of Choreography, Take 1

The Bureau 12:56 p.m. May 25, Sunday, Governors Island, LMCC Open Studios Four bodies in a room two in sneakers two in socks what is the difference between a rehearsal and a performance When is ...

May, 25

Way In

  the athlete is off center   The arms make an infinity.   They stand very still, wrapped around each other’s slender, muscled torsos; emotional chicken, who will leave first. His head rests, face scrunched ...

Jan, 02

A spider hangs her thread by launching

  There was this diagonal There was you Everything just so; that’s how the reader proceeds But what if you leave the page The diagonal bleeds out Heat lamps Hand finds hip If you could ...

Oct, 03


(I said: “Is it important to you at all to make beauty?” And then he said: “I don’t know about that word. But I want to make something I like. I don’t understand these artists that say ...

Sep, 27

“The Hole is a state of mind…”

I guess summer really is over. More soon. Right after I remove the funereal nail polish… Meanwhile, one not insignificant silver lining in the not insignificant loss of the Collapsable Hole: We don’t ever have ...

Sep, 21

summer vacation

next week i’m starting a nine-week residency at Headlands Center for the Arts. nine weeks! on the Pacific … when i was awarded the residency i was asked to write down some of the things ...

Jun, 14

Ask and ye shall receive

“Darrell Jones, where have you been all my life? Mr. Jones has been around for a while as a dancer, of course, and a fine one, working with choreographers like Bebe Miller and Ralph Lemon. ...

May, 22


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