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Janice Berman

Janice Berman was an editor and senior writer at New York Newsday. She is a former editor in chief of Dance Magazine.

Articles by this Author

Dance Review
February 17, 2017

Batsheva Dance Company goes Gaga without apologies.

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Dance Review
January 28, 2017

S.F. Ballet’s resident choreographer delivers a new work revisiting the Russian Revolution.

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Dance Review
January 27, 2017

Choreographer Jiří Bubeníček adds another remarkable, new work to the company’s repertory.

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Dance Review
November 15, 2016

Madness and high art mingle in this kaleidoscopic one-dancer show.

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Dance Review
October 3, 2016

Eloquent choreography and music without borders energize a timeless love tale from Azerbaijan.

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Dance Review
May 31, 2016

Liam Scarlett’s new story ballet is co-produced by San Francisco Ballet and headed here next season.

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Dance Review
April 11, 2016

Justin Peck's dazzling choreography, and Sufjan Stevens' now-classic score The BQE provide a winning hand In the Countenance of Kings.

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Dance Review
April 7, 2016

The premiere of Alexei Ratmansky's quiet, piano ballet is the highlight of a strong program.

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April 1, 2016
It’s not often that a new, full-length ballet with a commissioned score from a top-rank composer makes its appearance, but 2017 will feature one by celebrated choreographer Liam Scarlett. ...
Dance Review
March 31, 2016

Great company seeks great choreographer. The Ailey company won’t disappoint in its repertory items, which is reason enough to see them.

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Dance Review
March 21, 2016

Brenda Way, KT Nelson, and Kimi Okada’s Oberlin Dance Collective is still going strong at 45.

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Dance Review
March 21, 2016

Yuri Possokhov creates a ballet that bathes in wonderful artifacts of the Sixties.

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Dance Review
March 14, 2016

A true story of a 19-year-old resisting the Nazis is the latest, powerful addition to Bill T. Jones’ dances exploring racism and social injustice.

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Dance Review
February 23, 2016

The production, choreographed by the artistic director in 2009, returns to the War Memorial Opera House after a six-year absence.

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Dance Review
February 22, 2016

The company showed plenty of confidence in its first program after returning from a tour of Spain.

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Dance Review
February 1, 2016

Liam Scarlett’s latest ballet goes exuberantly “street,” and Mark Morris’ “Drink to Me Only ...” makes a welcome return.

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Dance Review
January 26, 2016

William Forsythe’s 1999 ballet, Pas/Parts, gets a makeover for its North American premiere.

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Dance Review
December 19, 2015

The Nutcracker, in Helgi Thomasson’s 2004 production, casts a holiday glow.

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Dance Review
November 9, 2015

The singer takes center stage with the company for the world premiere of The Propelled Heart.

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