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Whelan’s Back

1 hour agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

Wendy Whelan/Restless Creature The Joyce Theater New York, NY May 27, 2015 by Leigh Witchel copyright © 2015 by Leigh Witchel Wendy Whelan’s chamber dance project had a twist on the usual star vehicle: she didn’t just commission choreo-graphers to make her dances, she asked them to dance with her. Show More Summary

Freedom’s Just Another Word for Nothing Left to Lose

1 hour agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

“Bound,” “Ecsteriority4 (Part 2)” Dylan Crossman, Kimberly Bartosik Abrons Arts Center New York, NY May 23, 2015 by Martha Sherman copyright © 2015 by Martha Sherman In the latest installment of her eclectic “Travelogues” series at Abrons Arts, Laurie Uprich- ard chose a pair of works that both hover around themes of entrapment. Show More Summary

Right Party, Wrong Spot

2 days agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

"Theme and Variations," "Pillar of Fire," "Fancy Free" American Ballet Theatre Metropolitan Opera House New York, NY May 13, 2015 by Leigh Witchel © 2015 by Leigh Witchel American Ballet Theatre opened their opera house season with the best of intentions and mixed results. Show More Summary

Taking the Gold

4 days agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

"Five Decades of Dance" Oakland Ballet Company Paramount Theatre Oakland, CA May 23, 2015 by Rita Felciano copyright © Rita Felciano, 2015 The happy chatter and many embraces that enlivened the stately elegance of Oakland's architectural...Show More Summary

Into the Woods

4 days agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

"Bournonville Divertissements", "La Sylphide" New York City Ballet David H. Koch Theater New York, NY May 23, 2015, matinee by Mary Cargill copyright © 2015 by Mary Cargill New York City Ballet hosted another "La Sylphide" debut as Lauren Lovette and Anthony Huxley danced the unfortunate couple on Saturday afternoon. Show More Summary

The Ballerina Garden

"Walpurgisnacht Ballet," "Sonatine," "La Valse," "Symphony in C" New York City Ballet David H. Koch Theater New York, NY May 8, 2015 by Leigh Witchel © 2015 by Leigh Witchel New York City Ballet once again has a crop of ballerinas with compelling personalities as well as killer technique. Show More Summary

Birthdays and Debuts

"Walpurgisnacht Ballet," "Sonatine," "La Valse," "Symphony in C" New York City Ballet David H. Koch Theater New York, NY May 15, 2015 By Carol Pardo ©2015 by Carol Pardo George Balanchine’s "Sonatine" is a ballet that could easily fall through the cracks. Show More Summary

Black and White, Day and Night

"Apollo," "Agon," "Duo Concertant," "Symphony in Three Movements" New York City Ballet David H. Koch Theater New York, NY April 29, 2015 by Leigh Witchel © 2015 by Leigh Witchel The opposing poles of black and white were an apt metaphor for an All-Balanchine program where half the program was flipped on its head by casting. Show More Summary

A Little Bit of Everything

“Tour-de-Force: Serenade” The Washington Ballet Eisenhower Theater? The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts? Washington, D.C. May 14, 2015 by Ashley McKean copyright © 2015 by Ashley McKean Balanchine's "Serenade,” curiously...Show More Summary

Far From Denmark

"Bournonville Divertissements", "La Sylphide" New York City Ballet David H. Koch Theater New York, NY May 16, 2015 Evening by Mary Cargill copyright © 2015 by Mary Cargill The New York City Ballet's continuing crash course in Bournonville...Show More Summary

Watching Close Up

"SILT" Robert Moses' Kin Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Forum San Francisco, CA May 14, 2014 by Rita Felciano copyright © Rita Felciano Robert Moses' newest work, created on the occasion of his company's 20th anniversary, is tough,Show More Summary

Pretext, Subtext, Steptext

“Sarabande,” “Sunshine,” “Steptext” Lyon Opera Ballet The Joyce Theater New York, NY April 29, 2015 by Marianne Adams copyright © by Marianne Adams All three of Lyon Opera Ballet’s works on its opening night program focused on reconstructing...Show More Summary

Anniversary Presents

2 weeks agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

"Les Sylphides", "Jardin aux Lilas", "Rodeo" American Ballet Theatre Metropolitan Opera House New York, NY May 13, 2015 matinee by Mary Cargill copyright © 2015 by Mary Cargill ABT is showing off a number of its early productions in the first week of its spring season in honor of its 75th anniversary. Show More Summary

Dancing Across Generations

2 weeks agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

Dwita Rama and Dakshina Vaidyanathan NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts New York, NY April 25, 2015 by Leigh Witchel copyright © 2015 by Leigh Witchel To the western imagination, a mother-daughter performing team can conjure up Freudian nightmares: Mama Rose and Gypsy Rose Lee. Show More Summary

New Blog! Landgraf on Dance

2 weeks agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

A news note: Ilona Landgraf, who has been writing a danceviewtimes blog, primarily focused on European dance, now has an off-site blog: Landgraf on Dance http://www.ilona-landgraf.com/ Her typepad blog, with the same title, will remain on danceviewtimes, at least for awhile, as an Archive. Show More Summary

New Crop

2 weeks agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

The Royal Ballet School/American Ballet Theatre Studio Company The Ailey Citigroup Theater New York, NY April 22, 2015 by Leigh Witchel copyright © 2015 by Leigh Witchel American Ballet Theatre’s Studio Company once again hosted The Royal Ballet School for a shared program of short works that alternated showing each school’s latest crop of dancers. Show More Summary

"Cinderella" Up and Down

2 weeks agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

"Cinderella" Ballet San Jose Silicon Valley San Jose Center for the Performing Arts May 10, 2015 San Jose, CA by Rita Felciano copyright © Rita Felciano, 2015 The children, moms and grannies, who spent Mother's Day with Cinderella as part of Ballet San Jose Silicon Valley's last program this season, were certain they would have a good time. Show More Summary

Danish Pastries

2 weeks agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

"Bournonville Divertissements", "La Sylphide" New York City Ballet David H. Koch Theater New York, NY May 7, 2015 by Mary Cargill copyright © 2015 by Mary Cargill The New York City Ballet gala featured works by the 19th century Danish...Show More Summary

R&J--Good Night, Good Night

2 weeks agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

"Romeo and Juliet" San Francisco Ballet Program VIII War Memorial Opera House San Francisco, CA May 1 and 9, 2015 by Rita Felciano copyright © Rita Felciano, 2015 In 1994 at a Dance Critics Association-sponsored symposium on the occasion...Show More Summary

Living Legends

3 weeks agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

A Tribute to Nijinksy "Les Sylphides", "L'après-midi d'un Faune", "Petrushka" Sarasota Ballet Sarasota Opera House Sarasota, Florida May 1, 2015 by Mary Cargill copyright © 2015 by Mary Cargill The Sarasota Ballet's "Tribute to Nijinsky"...Show More Summary

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