"Pam Tanowitz Dance" tag
Pam Tanowitz Dance in the Little Gidding section of Four Quartets.© Maria Baranova. (Click image for larger version)

Pam Tanowitz Dance – Four Quartets (T.S. Eliot) – London

★★★✰✰   Tanowitz is ideally placed to translate poetry into dance. Her vocabulary is effortlessly fluid with clear Cunningham/Graham/Brown influences and yet her own voice is strongly established.

Pam Tanowitz Dance, promotional picture.© Christopher Duggan. (Click image for larger version)

Pam Tanowitz Dance – the story progresses as if in a dream of glittering surfaces, Heaven on One’s Head – New York

★★★✰✰ “There are choreographers who make one go hot and cold, and one of those, for me, is Pam Tanowitz.”

Melissa Toogood and Dylan Crossman in Heaven on One's Head.© Christopher Duggan. (Click image for larger version)

Pam Tanowitz Dance – Passagen, Pause Dance, and Heaven on One’s Head – New York

It’s nice to change one’s mind about a choreographer once in a while. I’ll come clean: for all their craft and lucidity, I’ve generally found Pam Tanowitz’s dances exceedingly dry, like meticulously-put-together exercises.

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