Category Archives: International

The Mariinsky Ballet’s Cinderella

This past weekend at BAM, Russia’s Mariinsky Ballet presented the New York premiere of Alexei Ratmansky’s 2002 production of Cinderella. While Ratmansky is known for storytelling – often times to humorous effect – and whimsy, this piece predates some of … Continue reading

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Batsheva’s “Sadeh21” at BAM

Last week, Batsheva Dance Company brought artistic director Ohad Naharin’s Sadeh21 to BAM as part of its 50th anniversary celebration. The 75-minute work, whose title means “Field 21” as in “field of study”, consists of 21 segments that emphasize the … Continue reading

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Alexei Ratmansky at the New York Public Library

This Wednesday, October 8, choreographer Alexei Ratmansky, who is the current Artistic Director of the Bolshoi Ballet and Artist in Residence at American Ballet Theatre, will sit down with Paul Holdengräber to discuss his career. Get tickets here. The event is … Continue reading

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Seoul Counterpoint

I’m bummed that I missed the US premiere of Seoul Counterpoint at La MaMa a few weeks ago, but it’s still worth checking out the trailer below. Seoul Counterpoint, by Paul D. Miller (aka DJ Spooky That Subliminal Kid) was presented by La … Continue reading

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Hofesh Shechter’s “Sun” at BAM

Hofesh Shechter’s “Sun”, photo by Gabriele Zucca Before the start of Hofesh Shechter’s Sun, which made its US debut at BAM last week, the London-based Israeli choreographer told the audience that we would see a brief excerpt from the end … Continue reading

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