Josh Hilberman

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Teaching is a deep experience in tap dancing, and it's not confined to technique instruction in the studio.
Students and teachers at the Arsenal
By MARCIA B. SIEGEL  |  August 27, 2010

Nature's way

Evoking the great outdoors with live jazz, live hoofing, and spoken text.
The atmospheric Jazz and Tap Odyssey
By JOHNETTE RODRIGUEZ  |  February 18, 2009

Sizzling frost

The winter dance season starts out promoting international coexistence.
Dance heat 2009
By DEBRA CASH  |  December 29, 2008

Year in Dance: Reusable histories & durable trends

Conservation is a good thing in these times, and some of the most interesting performances drew on the uses of history — personal history, performance history, and even some inventions that sought to overturn history.
No startling breakthroughs, but that's okay
By MARCIA B. SIEGEL  |  December 22, 2008

What's left behind

Tap Olé is less a new-fangled bicultural fusion than a return to tap dancing’s foundational swingtime.
Tap Olé at the Regent, Rachid Ouramdane at the ICA, Prometheus at Boston Conservatory
By DEBRA CASH  |  May 21, 2008

Tellers and a show

Dancers do a lot of talking about their work these days. This can be disarming and engaging as a lead-in to a performance, but it seldom gives away any secrets.
Josh Hilberman, Jody Weber, and Beth Soll
By MARCIA B. SIEGEL  |  March 03, 2008


Stepping right up

Bob Dylan’s music isn’t the first thing you’d think of as the basis for a dance show.
Twyla’s Dylan in New York; Rhythm at the Regent
By MARCIA B. SIEGEL  |  November 01, 2006

Happy feet

The architectural team of Diller Scofidio + Renfro designed the Barbara Lee Family Foundation Theater at the new Institute for Contemporary Art as a 325-seat jewel box, its transparent walls allowing the Boston harbor and skyline to serve as a scenic bac
From butoh to Swan Lake and back
By DEBRA CASH  |  September 13, 2006


This year’s Tapestry Dance Champion Award went not to a dancer but to a devoted musical collaborator, Paul Arslanian.
Tapestry and Still Time
By MARCIA B. SIEGEL  |  May 25, 2006