Long-time BAM Employees Remember Pina Bausch

By Carrie Stern

Harvey Lichtenstein, Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) executive director until 1999, was known for his support of rising choreographers, ranging from Merce Cunningham to Bill T. Jones.

In the spring season of 1984, he produced a young German choreographer, Pina Bausch, today acknowledged as the pioneer of modern German Tanztheater (“dance theater”) and one of the world’s preeminent choreographers. Bausch, who became one of BAM’s signature artists, brought her company to the
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