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Architecture of Ballet: Men on Top. Women on Stage.

Tiler Peck working with choreographer Mauro Bigonzetti, photo by Paul Kolnik New York City Ballet’s spring season, a festival entitled Architecture of Dance, includes an astounding seven new ballets.  In fact, the company’s recent print brochures, website, and festival mini-site … Continue reading

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Morphoses to Adopt a Curatorial Model

Morphoses in Christopher Wheeldon’s Rhapsody Fantaisie, photo by Erin Baiano After an announcement earlier this week about Christopher Wheeldon’s departure from Morphoses/The Wheeldon Company, which he established in 2007, the company released a statement today about its plans for the … Continue reading

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Morphoses, Year Three

Morphoses in Christopher Wheeldon’s Rhapsody Fantaisie, photo by Erin Baiano During its third season at City Center last week, Morphoses/The Wheeldon Company offered six ballets over two programs, along with behind-the-scenes videos of the dancers rehearsing at Martha’s Vineyard, live … Continue reading

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New York City Ballet: Stravinsky, Seduction, and a Storm

Symphony in Three Movements, photo by Paul Kolnik Sunday afternoon’s program displayed disparate moods and movement, ranging from George Balanchine’s neo-classical to neo-romantic works, with a ballet by Christopher Wheeldon showing innovative choreography of this century.  All four pieces featured … Continue reading

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NYCB: 21st Century Movement

A wrap-up of New York City Ballet’s winter season, written by Alastair Macaulay, appeared in the NY Times a few days ago. His assessments of current dancers – both positive and negative – are mostly accurate, and he is correct … Continue reading

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