Category Archives: Jerome Robbins

All Robbins at New York City Ballet

Though I had seen all three works on New York City Ballet’s Jerome Robbins program – Glass Pieces, Opus 19/The Dreamer, and The Concert (Or, The Perils of Everybody) – several times in the past, I was eager to see … Continue reading

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New York City Ballet’s American Music Festival

The past year has been a festival-heavy one for New York City Ballet, and while the fall and winter seasons showcased works with scores by Stravinsky and Tchaikovsky, the first three weeks of New York City Ballet’s spring season celebrated … Continue reading

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Kyra Nichols & Peter Martins Reflect on Balanchine & Robbins

On May 5th, former New York City Ballet principal dancer Kyra Nichols returned to the stage. Not to perform, sadly – it was a pleasure to watch her until she retired in 2007 – but rather to lead a free … Continue reading

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Opus Jazz on the High Line

One year ago, I visited the set of NY Export: Opus Jazz, the film adaptation of Jerome Robbins’s 1958 “ballet in sneakers”.  Last March, the film made its NYC premiere and then debuted on PBS’s Great Performances for audiences everywhere … Continue reading

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Rehearsal Footage from Vail International Dance Festival

The annual Vail International Dance Festival kicked off last week and continues until August 10th.  The festival has excelled at utilizing social networks and sharing photos and videos with the many people who cannot make it to Colorado for the … Continue reading

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