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Your Stylist This Evening Will be Sisyphus

7 hours agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

“Arena” Walter Dundervill JACK Brooklyn, NY July 31, 2015 by Leigh Witchel © 2015 by Leigh Witchel For Walter Dundervill, getting there is all the fun. A Bessie winner, Dundervill has been a fixture in contem-porary New York dance for more than a decade. Show More Summary

Naked in Illyria

“Jason,” “Ruins,” “Janet,” “Spirits of the Air,” “Dardanus Suite” Christopher Williams (Douglas Dunn, guest) 92Y Buttenwieser Hall New York, NY June 28, 2015 by Leigh Witchel © 2015 by Leigh Witchel If he wasn’t presenting an excerpt...Show More Summary

You Can’t Get a Mao with a Gun

“The Red Detachment of Women” National Ballet of China David H. Koch Theater New York, NY July 11, 2015 by Leigh Witchel © 2015 by Leigh Witchel “The Red Detachment of Women” may be the least subtle ballet ever, but it’s also the least boring. Show More Summary

Antigona Flamenca

In the ideal, eternal world where Greek tragedy takes place, Antigone is the heroine, larger than life, greater than death. And this is where Soledad Barrio comes in.

Raising the Bar

2 weeks agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

“Cinderella” American Ballet Theatre Metropolitan Opera House New York, NY July 4, 2015 by Leigh Witchel © 2015 by Leigh Witchel This is how it’s done, ladies. Marianela Nuñez stayed on after The Royal Ballet’s New York engagement to guest star with American Ballet Theatre in Ashton’s “Cinderella” and give a demon- stration in ballerina style. Show More Summary

Levels

2 weeks agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

“Infra,” Divertissements, “Age of Anxiety” The Royal Ballet David H. Koch Theater New York, NY June 28, 2015 (matinee) by Marianne Adams copyright © 2015 by Marianne Adams Mixed bill programs, particularly when brought by a company on tour, are usually a great vehicle for showing a company’s range. Show More Summary

Gifts of Youth

2 weeks agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

“I New Then,” “Shutters Shut,” “Sara,” “Schubert,” “Some Other Time” Nederlands Dans Theater 2 Jacob’s Pillow Becket, MA July 10, 2015 by Martha Sherman copyright © 2015 by Martha Sherman It’s hard to argue with the youth and ebullience that forms the irreplaceable core of Nederlands Dans Theater 2. Show More Summary

Doomed Innocence

3 weeks agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

“Romeo and Juliet” American Ballet Theatre The Metropolitan Opera House New York, NY June 18, 2015 by Marianne Adams copyright © 2015 by Marianne Adams It was a long time coming, but Russian ballerina Evgenia Obraztsova, and her signature role of Juliet, finally made it to New York. Show More Summary

Present Company Accepted

3 weeks agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

“Infra,” Divertissements, “The Age of Anxiety” The Royal Ballet David H. Koch Theater New York, NY June 27, 2015, evening by Leigh Witchel © 2015 by Leigh Witchel Once you’ve hooked them with the classics, pitch the new stuff. Following...Show More Summary

Not Quite Ready for the Big Time

3 weeks agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

SPF8 B'Way Theater at ODC San Francisco, CA July 8, 2015 San Francisco, CA by Rita Felciano copyright © Rita Felciano, 2015 The Bay Area for some time has claimed to be home to the second largest dance community in the country. Whether...Show More Summary

Fusion

3 weeks agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

"The Peony Pavilion" The National Ballet of China David H. Koch Theater New York, NY July 8, 2015 by Mary Cargill copyright © 2015 by Mary Cargill "The Peony Pavilion" was written in 1598 and the love story, basically a mixture of "Romeo and Juliet" and "Orpheus and Eurydice," is a mainstay of Chinese opera. Show More Summary

Made (or not) in Britain

3 weeks agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

“The Dream,” “Song of the Earth” The Royal Ballet David H. Koch Theater New York, NY June 26, 2015 by Leigh Witchel © 2015 by Leigh Witchel In a tough market, bring out your house specialties. For the first program of its New York engagement,...Show More Summary

Revelations Once Again

4 weeks agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

"Chroma", "Grace", "Takedeme", "Revelations" Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater David H. Koch Theater New York, NY June 16, 2015 By Carol Pardo Copyright ©2015 by Carol Pardo aVariety of the repertory, quality of the dancers, changes...Show More Summary

Flywheeling

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Laura Peterson's latest visionary X-ray of history

Fairy Tales Can Come True

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"Cinderella" American Ballet Theatre Metropolitan Opera House New York, NY June 29, 2015 by Mary Cargill copyright © 2015 by Mary Cargill ABT's final week is devoted to Sir Frederick Ashton's "Cinderella", a glorious combination of lyricism, virtuosity and comedy, both high and low. Show More Summary

The Newest Blossoms

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“Romeo and Juliet” American Ballet Theatre Metropolitan Opera House New York, NY June 20, 2015 by Leigh Witchel © 2015 by Leigh Witchel Misty Copeland and Joseph Gorak are both news; Gorak for his extra-ordinary technique, Copeland even more so for her promotion yesterday as the first African-American principal of American Ballet Theatre. Show More Summary

From River to Shining River

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River to River 2015 Lower Manhattan Cultural Council New York, NY June 18-28, 2015 by Martha Sherman copyright © 2015 by Martha Sherman Summer in New York City was welcomed back in a now treasured annual ritual, as the River to River festival returned downtown. Show More Summary

The Mechanics of Being Human

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"ROBOT" Blanka Li and Dancers BAM Howard Gilman Opera House Brooklyn, NY June 11, 2015 by Marianne Adams copyright © 2015 by Marianne Adams If you ever wondered what kind of future it would be where robots are ubiquitous, Blanca Li’s “ROBOT” can suggest only one answer: a funny and entertaining one. Show More Summary

Concepts and Struggle

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“4 Men in Suits”, “Wild Swans”, “Arranged”, “SI”, “Time Has Come” Chamber Dance Project – dancers and musicians The Lansburgh Theater Washington, DC June 26, 2015 by George Jackson © 2015 by George Jackson To plan a five day season of...Show More Summary

Well Met by Moonlight

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"The Dream", "Song of the Earth" The Royal Ballet David H. Koch Theater New York, NY June 24, 2015 by Mary Cargill copyright © 2015 by Mary Cargill The Royal Ballet made a rare appearance in New York, opening their brief season with works by their two knights, Frederick Ashton and Kenneth MacMillan. Show More Summary

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