may 8: Ms. Graham, meet Ms. Acocella. Joan, this is Martha.
Well, if modern dance hadn't been so exclusive and impenatrable in the first place, it wouldn't seem so totally irrelevant now and the audiance would not need to be introduced to it so thoroughly . I find Acocella's description of the program as "hand holding" a particularly condescending and counterproductive way of talking about this.
OK, so this post makes no sense either. Read Acocella's Happy Face, read me complaining about her "let's pretend it's just movement and bodies" approach to dance elsewhere and
I mean, that's not to say the company did a good job, but god knows, its worth a shot.
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