"It is; dance is the real world to me, always has been," adds half the namesake of Israel's Inbal Pinto & Avshalom Pollak Dance Company, giving the local premiere of Oyster on Feb. 9, 10 and 11 at Annenberg Center.Turning to dance - and being en pointe - allowed [Pollak] to make the points he wanted to make about the indivisibility of visual and performing arts, the blending of movement and montages on stage. One crit" ic for the Village Voice gave voice to what this new generation of dance calls forth, labeling the Pinto/Pollak partnership a mix of "wit, cleverness and odd beauty."This is, with a nod to Bette Midier, no Clams on the Half Shell Revue. "We are offering a look at the pearls within," says Pollak, those parts of life "that can be perfect."
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