Bijayini Satpathy animates Met Museum galleries with her dance

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photo credit: stephanie berger When Odissi dancer Bijayini Satpathy was selected as the MetLiveArts Artist in Residence for 2021-22, she contemplated how to use the much-coveted opportunity─a year-long association with the Metropolitan Museum of Art and its superlative architecture and collections. Satpathy was still in the nascent stages of exploring her own choreographic voice when ...

Talent in the room! Limón Company commissions new works for 75th anniversary season

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Some may have missed the moment when Dante Puleio assumed the helm of Limón Dance Company as Artistic Director. It happened during the summer of 2020. The world was in pandemic lockdown, and the dance universe faced one of the most difficult periods in its history. Yet somehow, Puleio, a former Limón company member, has ...

REVIEW: Three diverse dancers, a crow, and a ritual

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photo: maria baronova Ashwini Ramaswamy charted her own distinct course onstage at the Baryshnikov Arts Center with an experimental Bharatanatyam (classical dance form of South India) work Let the Crows Come. After a two-year pandemic delay, the bold and refreshing work had its New York premiere and it proved worth the wait.   Ramaswamy, the ...