The Limón Dance Company, a model of grit and endurance in the not-for-the-faint-of-heart field of modern dance, is coming to the Joyce with an ambitious 2-week season involving companies from South America, Europe, and Asia. Not bad for a company that lost its founding choreographer more than 40 years ago. Here’s my preview piece for the Times.
I wrote a rather personal piece about my own hangups with tango—as the daughter of Argentine parents—and the liberating effect of the open-role tango movement. You can read it here.
On a visit to Montevideo this summer I spoke with Julio Bocca, who told me about taking over the Ballet Nacional Sodre, why Argentine dancers are so go, and being an “hinchapelotas.”