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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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New York City Ballet’s Tribute to Nureyev

NYCB dancers in Douglas Lee’s Lifecasting, photo by Paul Kolnik George Balanchine is a lucky man. Every year he receives a new ballet on his birthday, January 22, from New York City Ballet. This year, the company not only honored … Continue reading

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New York City Ballet: All Robbins

Last spring, New York City Ballet celebrated the 10-year anniversary of Jerome Robbins’ death with the Jerome Robbins Celebration. This season, the company pays tribute to the choreographer with the “All Robbins” program, which will be performed for the last … Continue reading

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Morphoses: Gala Performance

Last year, Morphoses/The Wheeldon Company tried to prove that “Ballet=Sexy” in an attempt to overturn the belief that ballet is all about tutus and dying swans. After watching Wednesday evening’s gala performance at City Center, it was unclear if that’s … Continue reading

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New York City Ballet: Gala at SPAC

Saturday’s Gala at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center had a relaxed, laid-back feel that matched the hot, humid evening, but the outdoor setting and sticky weather didn’t stop the crowds from dressing up for the occasion. Nor was the event … Continue reading

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