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Lincoln Center 2000 Starts July 18
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Author:  Azlan [ Tue Jul 04, 2000 10:57 pm ]
Post subject:  Lincoln Center 2000 Starts July 18

Image <BR>Wim Vandekeybus/Ultima Vez<P><BR>Dance companies performing this summer in the Lincoln Center Festival 2000 include the Bolshoi Ballet, the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, the French circus troupe Les Colporteurs, Compagnie Mathilde Monnier, Wim Vandekeybus/Ultima Vez, and the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company:<P> <A HREF="" TARGET=_blank></A> <P> <A HREF="" TARGET=_blank></A>

Author:  Azlan [ Mon Aug 07, 2000 8:43 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Lincoln Center 2000 Starts July 18

Image <BR>Mathilde Monnier's "Pour Antigone"<P><BR>Tobi Tobias reviews the works of three post-modernists, Wim Vandekeybus, Bill T. Jones, and Mathilde Monnier, at this year's festival. She writes, "At the Lincoln Center Festival, a safe repertoire passes for experimental and guarantees an audience applauding its own 'daring' taste."<P>Read the full <A HREF="" TARGET=_blank>NY Magazine article</A>.

Author:  Azlan [ Mon Aug 07, 2000 8:59 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Lincoln Center 2000 Starts July 18

Meanwhile Deborah Jowitt, in her Village Voice, writes, "In Monnier's enigmatic work at the Lincoln Center Festival, there are no obvious characters or plot, but elements of the tragic narrative surface. A woman kneels and brushes away imaginary earth. A man carries a woman roughly; "No," she tells him each time he sets her down. Swaddled in white grave wrappings, Joel Luecht rocks and writhes along the floor. Salia Sanou may be a wandering soul. Balguissa Zoungrana crouches beside a toy army, moving the soldiers forward one by one as she mutters imprecations like "Tu va mourir" and "Tu pu!" Annie Tolleter's corrugated tin walls hide and eject dancers, and Christine Vargas's costumes change with ritual precision— now white, now black, now crimson."<P>Read the <A HREF="" TARGET=_blank>full article</A>.

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