Category Archives: wendy whelan

Jacob’s Pillow Launches Dance Interactive

I think I’ve just found my newest form of procrastination. Jacob’s Pillow, located in Becket, Massachusetts, has extensive on-site archives that allow visitors to view rare footage from dance performances — but you have to travel to Becket to view … Continue reading

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Quadruple Bill at New York City Ballet

Last Wednesday evening, in the final week of its winter season, New York City Ballet presented an array of pieces that spanned from 1957 to 2010.  Plainspoken, Benjamin Millepied’s most recent ballet for the company (which premiered last year) featured … Continue reading

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10 Years of the NY Choreographic Institute

To celebrate its 10th anniversary, the New York Choreographic Institute presented three performances at Miller Theater last weekend that featured works by emerging and established choreographers.  The Institute, which promotes the development of choreographers by providing dancers and other resources … Continue reading

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Open Rehearsal: Pontus Lidberg’s “Labyrinth Within”

Ever wonder how dances are created? Are you curious about the questions artists ask as they create?  Joyce SoHo opens its doors for work-in-progress rehearsals with its Artists-in-Residence.  Next up is Pontus Lidberg on Monday, May 24th at 2 PM. … Continue reading

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New York City Ballet’s All-Robbins Program

After last week’s all-Balanchine program, New York City Ballet presented three of Jerome Robbins’s ballets on Friday evening.  Opus 19/The Dreamer is one of his most breathtaking works – always a pleasure to watch and always something newly discovered.  While … Continue reading

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