Bausch's legacy blossoms as emotions unfold on stage

Stage Feb 22, 2017

Bausch's legacy blossoms as emotions unfold on stage

by Kris Kosaka

When the curtain opens on a stage blanketed in silk flowers, a beginner might think "Nelken" ("Carnations") by Pina Bausch was about to offer some sweetly whimsical vision of poetry in three dimensions. That, however, would be to ignore dark underlying themes of power ...

'Soma' project dances over divides

Stage Aug 25, 2015

'Soma' project dances over divides

by Nobuko Tanaka

If you took a handful of aspiring Japanese contemporary dancers and blended them with a few members of Tanztheater Wuppertal — the world-famous German troupe formed in 1973 by the modern dance icon Pina Bausch (1940-2009) — what kinds of artistic chemistry would you ...