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Karole Armitage

Behind The Dance Machine

Kathleen Massara | Posted 04.10.2013 | Arts
Kathleen Massara

Last night, I had the opportunity to see the world premiere of "Mechanics of the Dance Machine," the latest production from Armitage Gone! Dance. In...

'Strike a Pose' Choreographer's Chat with Karole Armitage and Benny Ninja

Phil Chan | Posted 03.30.2013 | Arts
Phil Chan

When I first came on board with Armitage Gone! Dance, I asked Karole Armitage about her gay following. Surely being the choreographer of Madonna's iconic "Vogue" was enough to catapult you to queer diva icon status?

The Lost Generation in the Audience

Phil Chan | Posted 03.08.2013 | Arts
Phil Chan

It is our responsibility in the field to continue to push the artform to exciting new levels, and to also offer educational opportunities to the next generation.

The Megumi Project: Ralph Gibson

Phil Chan | Posted 12.28.2012 | Arts
Phil Chan

"I had no choice, but then I became very serious about it very quickly. It was my life's vocation. When you have a vocation at seventeen, it's the same as being born very rich. "

You Better Werk: Abrons Arts Center Presents Werk!: The Armitage Gone Variety Show

Bess Rowen | Posted 05.03.2012 | Home
Bess Rowen

The vibrant colors mix with energetic choreography and bumping music to create an amazing spectacle. Yet unlike a great many other types of spectacle these days, the wonder is inspired not by an impressive set change, but rather by the virtuosic movements of these performers.

'Werk! The Armitage Gone Variety Show'

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Massara | Posted 05.02.2012 | Arts

Karole Armitage is, to put it bluntly, a force of nature. The prolific choreographer has been labeled the "punk ballerina" by countless publications, ...

The Cunning Little Vixen

Howard Kissel | Posted 08.28.2011 | Arts
Howard Kissel

Whenever you see Leos Janacek's 1923 opera The Cunning Little Vixen, you wonder why it doesn't get produced more often. Unlike many operas of the 20th century, it is directly accessible, both musically and dramatically.

Brainy And Statuesque: Interview With Choreography Legend Bill T. Jones

Kris Wilton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Kris Wilton

Bill T. Jones has a long history of pushing envelopes and challenging audiences. In the 1970s, when he was getting his start in New York's downtown da...

"Reflections" Superb Prima Ballerinas

Debra Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Debra Levine

"Reflections," a showcase for seven Russian-trained prima ballerinas debuts at the Orange County Performing Arts Center in Costa Mesa, California, on ...

Art [Hearts] Dance: Joseph Cornell and Karen Kilimnik Come Together in a Romantic Ballet

Marina Cashdan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Marina Cashdan

In the recent documentary about Alice Neel made by her grandson Andrew Neel, Neel said about her paintings, "I go so out of myself and into them [the ...