Category Archives: music

An American in Paris on Broadway

Music and dance gorgeously come together in An American in Paris, which opened at the Palace Theatre last month. Set in the postwar city of light and based on the 1951 film starring Gene Kelly, this production is not a … Continue reading

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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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Preview of Miami City Ballet in Justin Peck’s “Heatscape”

Miami City Ballet dancers took to the streets to preview Heatscape, an upcoming premiere for the company by choreographer Justin Peck. Co-directed by Ezra Hurwitz, the video features the murals of Shepard Fairey (who created new designs for the ballet) and music … Continue reading

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tears become…streams become

Head on over to Park Avenue Armory before January 4th to take in tears become…streams become in the cavernous Drill Hall — especially if you’re looking for some end-of-year quiet reflection. Photos don’t do it justice. When bare, the Drill Hall … Continue reading

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Dance Commission Launches Park Avenue Armory’s 2015 Season

Park Avenue Armory has commissioned dance pioneer Reggie “Regg Roc” Gray and visionary director Peter Sellars to create a performance piece that transforms the tradition of flex, the Brooklyn-born street dance. Characterized by sharp, rhythmic contortion, pausing, snapping, gliding, and animated … Continue reading

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