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5 days agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

"Aureole", "Dust", "Piazolla Caldera" Taylor 2 Dance Company Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts Pace University New York, NY October 15, 2016 by Mary Cargill copyright © 2016 by Mary Cargill Paul Taylor established Taylor 2 in 1993 to perform versions of his works on smaller stages which might not accommodate the larger company. Show More Summary

Yorke Dance Project: a Photo Gallery

Yorke Dance Project is a contemporary ballet company of 8 dancers under the artistic direction of Yolande Yorke-Edgell, and patronage of choreographer Richard Alston. Now in its 5th season,... The post Yorke Dance Project: a Photo Gallery appeared first on The Ballet Bag.


6 days agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

“Dancing on the Front Porch of Heaven”, “System”, “Return” Dance Theatre of Harlem Harman Hall Washington, DC October 14, 2016 by George Jackson © 2016 by George Jackson The cast more than the choreography makes Dance Theatre of Harlem a ballet company. Show More Summary

Birds of a Feather

6 days agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

"Dances at a Gathering", "Firebird" New York City Ballet David H. Koch Theater New York, NY October 14, 2016 by Mary Cargill copyright © 2016 by Mary Cargill "Dances at a Gathering", Jerome Robbins' marathon exploration of Chopin, was paired with the Russian "Firebird"; two American ballets with an Eastern-European heritage. Show More Summary

NYCB – 10/14Robbins' Dances at a Gathering – about as storyless as an Auden haiku

Two decades before creating Dances at a Gathering, Jerome Robbins was immersed in bringing the complicated souls of Leonard Bernstein's and W.H. Auden’s Age of Anxiety into ballet form. Auden’s Pulitzer Prize-winning poem of 1947 inspired Bernstein to write his...

Sparkling Darkly

“Against the Current, Glow” Cullberg Ballet solo & conversation House of Sweden Washington, DC October 11, 2016 by George Jackson © 2016 by George Jackson On its current visit to the USA the Cullberg Ballet from Sweden wasn’t scheduled to perform in Washington, DC. Show More Summary

The Autumn of an Artist

“Tesseracts of Time,” “Fall,” “Cry,” “Marguerite and Armand” Jessica Lang Dance, Royal Ballet Flanders, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, The Sarasota Ballet Fall For Dance Festival: Program 4 New York City Center New York, NY October...Show More Summary

Celebrate Forsythe Announcement

From October 21 - 23, the company will be in Los Angeles, CA to take part in Celebrate Forsythe … More Celebrate Forsythe Announcement

What They Do

“DEMO: Heroes” Eisenhower Theater The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Washington, DC October 10, 2016 by George Jackson © 2016 by George Jackson This show was easy going, like Damian Woetzel’s previous production here....Show More Summary

Somewhere In Between

“Neither” Shen Wei Dance Arts Brooklyn Academy of Music, Howard Gilman Opera House Brooklyn, NY October 7, 2016 by Martha Sherman copyright © 2016 by Martha Sherman Entering any Shen Wei work involves embracing some edge of dream state, a liminal spot at the edge of conscious- ness. Show More Summary

NYCB 3rd Week Symphony in Three Movements, the highlight again

We wish it were called Symphony in Six Movements and would go on twice as long. And when the New York City Ballet dancers get inside the Stravinsky music as they did on Saturday evening, stoking it with attitude and...

Where Their Hearts and Their Treasure Is

“Serenade,” “American Rhapsody,” “Tschaikovsky Pas de Deux,” “Western Symphony” New York City Ballet The David H. Koch Theater New York, New York October 7, 2016 by Michael Popkin copyright © 2016 by Michael Popkin Christopher Wheeldon’s...Show More Summary

New and Old

"Antique Epigraphs", "She Holds Out Her Hand", "Short Memory", "Song Before Spring" New York Theatre Ballet Danspace Project St. Mark's Church New York, New York October 6, 2016 by Mary Cargill copyright © 2016 by Mary Cargill The New...Show More Summary

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