Category Archives: christopher wheeldon

Estancia at New York City Ballet

In its four-week season at Lincoln Center, New York City Ballet has brought back several of the new ballets from its spring season, many of which included collaborations with architect Santiago Calatrava.  One was Christopher Wheeldon’s Estancia, which truly shined … 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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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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