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Chava Pearl Lansky

Chava Pearl Lansky is a Brooklyn-based arts and culture writer. She has written for Dance Magazine, Playbill, New York Jewish Week, Fjord Review, and Tablet, among others, and is the editor of the daily Dance Edit newsletter. You can read more of her work at

La Bayadere, Estudio Dance Mariela Gonzáles, 2018

Pas de Deux With Cancel Culture

Traditionally set amidst an exoticized conception of India, La Bayadère’s recent staging argues for stripping away stereotypes in the creative reimagination of old ballets.