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Happy Easter, Peeps

From the Washington Post, the Corps de Peeps: Oh, that Sugar Shower....

Fluidity is the Name of the Game

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Trajal Harrell "The Ghost of Montpellier Meets the Samurai" Zellerbach Playhouse, Berkeley, CA March 18, 2016 by Rita Felciano copyright © Rita Felciano If you care about live performance and the hopes you bring to it; are intriguedShow More Summary

Angels on High

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"Diversion of Angels", "Three Dubious Memories", "Spindrift" Paul Taylor’s American Modern Dance New York, New York March 23, 2016 by Mary Cargill copyright © 2016 by Mary Cargill Paul Taylor's recent decision to sprinkle other choreo- graphers' works into his company has rewarded the audience with Martha Graham's 1948 "Diversion of Angels". Show More Summary

observations 3/25

Well, this made Haglund's day and cost him a big chunk of change for a ticket - but all for a good cause, now doubly so.

Paul Taylor Dance Company 3/23Fall in love again with Diversion of Angels

People, people, people – Get to PTDC to see Martha Graham’s Diversion of Angels danced to the most exquisite interpretation of Norman Dello Joio’s score by the Orchestra of St. Luke's, and you will fall in love again. It is,...

That's the Sound of the Men Working on the Chain Gang

last monthArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

“Snow White,” “Profiles,” “Rainbow ‘Round My Shoulder,” “Esplanade” Paul Taylor’s American Modern Dance: Paul Taylor Dance Company, Dayton Contemporary Dance Company David H. Koch Theater New York, New York March 22, 2016 By MichaelShow More Summary

Bodies in a Place

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Precarious II: Guest Solos Platform 2016: “A Body in Places” Eiko and Guests Danspace Project St. Mark’s Church-in-the-Bowery New York, NY March 5, 2016 by Martha Sherman copyright © 2016 by Martha Sherman Eiko Otake is a unique presence,...Show More Summary

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Spring Showcase, etc. Peabody Dance Friedberg Concert Hall Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, Maryland March 19, 2016 by George Jackson © 2016 by George Jackson Peabody Dance, a training institution 102 years old, has an artistic advisor who is 90 years old - Barbara Weisberger. Show More Summary

Smart or clever

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"The Four Temperaments", "Rubies", "Cacti" The National Ballet of Canada Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts Toronto, Canada March 9, 2016 by Denise Sum copyright © 2016 by Denise Sum The National Ballet of Canada's winter mixed program was an eclectic blend of non-narrative works ranging from austere to jazzy to satirical in style. Show More Summary

Where there’s Smoke . . .

2 months agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

“Images,” “The Weight of Smoke,” “Beloved Renegade” Paul Taylor’s American Modern Dance David H. Koch Theater New York, NY March 17, 2016 by Leigh Witchel © 2016 by Leigh Witchel The difference between the Paul Taylor Dance Company and the rebranded Paul Taylor’s American Modern Dance is subtle but clear. Show More Summary

Person to Person

2 months agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

“Who Let the Dogs Out?”, “Dirge”, “Didi and Gogo”, “Air” - Generations: Poland Company E Family Theater The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Washington, DC March 17,2016 by George Jackson © 2016 by George Jackson Poland...Show More Summary

observations 3-19

2 months agoDance / Ballet : Haglund's Heel

Our very own Simone Messmer danced the role of Titania in last night's premiere of Miami City Ballet's production of Balanchine's Midsummer Night's Dream. MCB took the unusual step of re-setting the ballet from the original forest to an underwater...

Gelsey Kirkland Ballet 3/18Kurt Weill meets Tennessee Williams in a Brooklyn warehouse cabaret

2 months agoDance / Ballet : Haglund's Heel

Next door to the Brooklyn Roasting Company on Jay Street, brave and original work is brewing at the Gelsey Kirkland Ballet – brave, original, often interesting, and executed with commanding performances by the dancers. Even if you are not particularly...

The Sweet and The Savory

2 months agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

San Francisco Ballet Program V "Dances at a Gathering" and "Swimmer" War Memorial Opera House San Francisco, CA March 16, 2016 by Rita Felciano copyright © Rita Felciano 2016 In cooking you are supposed to provide sets of flavor that contrast with, yet complement, each other for a satisfying meal. Show More Summary

observations 3-18

2 months agoDance / Ballet : Haglund's Heel

It may be too early to cheer, but it looks like Damrosch Park at Lincoln Center is finally being returned to The People. Haglund observed a big load-in of trees and shrubs this week. The best news of all –...

Two Old, One New

2 months agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

“Mercuric Tidings,” “Dilly Dilly,” “Esplanade” Paul Taylor’s American Modern Dance David H. Koch Theater New York, NY March 15, 2016 by Leigh Witchel © 2016 by Leigh Witchel Paul Taylor once again threw an anti-gala for his company’s opening night at Lincoln Center. Show More Summary

PTDC - Lincoln CenterWatch the doughnut, not the hole

2 months agoDance / Ballet : Haglund's Heel

Haglund is a happy Irishman today after enjoying two straight days of the Paul Taylor Dance Company which just opened its season at Lincoln Center. Two years ago, Taylor tweaked his company so that there is now an umbrella organization,...

Second thoughts

You revisit an old love with wariness. Time’s passed for both of you — sharp edges have been smoothed, and… The post Second thoughts appeared first on The Spectator.

Improvising With Fire

2 months agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

“Improvisao” Farruquito New York City Center New York, NY March 10, 2016 by Marianne Adams copyright © 2016 by Marianne Adams The New York audience hasn’t seen him in 13 years, but from the first tap of his foot Farruquito did everything to make those in the hall glad they came to witness his return. Show More Summary

Teaching Students to Use Breath to Enhance their Dancing

2 months agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

Young dancers need help learning how to connect breath to movement. Here are 4 ways dance teachers can encourage this development in dance class.

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