Category Archives: Robert Fairchild

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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New York City Ballet’s Short Stories

Ashley Bouder in George Balanchine’s Firebird, photo by Paul Kolnik New York City Ballet’s winter season includes many full-length narrative ballets, but on Saturday evening, the company performed a triple bill of short stories. Although the newest one, Firebird, premiered … Continue reading

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New York City Ballet: Many Moods Among Pieces of Glass

New York City Ballet in Glass Pieces, photo by Paul Kolnik A last-minute program change at New York City Ballet on Saturday evening placed two Balanchine works side by side: one was sharp and sexy while the other was chipper … Continue reading

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Tragic Love, Live from Lincoln Center

Sterling Hyltin and Robert Fairchild rehearsing Romeo + Juliet, photo by Paul Kolnik, 2007 On Thursday evening, May 21, “Live from Lincoln Center” on PBS will broadcast New York City Ballet’s production of Romeo + Juliet, choreographed by Peter Martins.  … Continue reading

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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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