The Music Center’s Digital Dance Experience offers new ways to enjoy some of the best of dance, from interactive events, to INSIDE LOOK, presented by Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center, an exploration behind-the-scenes of The Music Center’s dance presentations, past, present and future.
INSIDE LOOK: Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch
Presented by Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center
The Music Center's Digital Dance Experience premiered Sunday, April 19, 2020 with INSIDE LOOK: Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch, an exclusive conversation about the company’s powerful Palermo Palermo, with Martin Wechsler, The Music Center’s senior advisor for TMC Arts Dance presentations, and Peter Pabst, long-time collaborator and scenic designer for the Pina Bausch company. INSIDE LOOK evolved from the Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center series, which offers significant works from some of the world’s most prestigious ballet and contemporary dance artists, along with ways people can engage with these incredible performances.
About Peter Pabst
He was hired by the Schauspielhaus Bochum in 1973, and remained a full-time staff member there until 1979. During this time, he primarily worked with the directors Peter Zadek and Augusto Fernandes. For example, he did costumes for Zadek’s production of Professor Unrat and Hedda Gabler, sets and costumes for Othello at the Deutsches Schauspielhaus in Hamburg, and for Springs Awakening and Hamlet in Bochum. For Fernandes, he did costumes for Dona Rosita Stays Single (by Garcia Lorca) and The Great Zenobia (Calderon), as well as the sets and costumes for Bernarda Alba’s House.
He has worked as a freelance scenic and costume designer for theater, TV, and Film since 1979.
About Martin Wechsler
Senior Advisor, TMC Arts/Dance Presentations
Martin Wechsler currently serves as senior advisor, TMC Arts Dance Presentations, for The Music Center. He was previously the Director of Programming for The Joyce Theater in New York City from 1996–2017. In this capacity, he selected more than 40 dance companies to perform each season, and oversaw The Joyce’s commissioning and artist residency programs.