Tag Archives: Afternoon of a Faun

Damian Woetzel & Michael Sandel: Engaging Audiences through Art & Teaching

Damian Woetzel and Tiler Peck at the Guggenheim Museum, photo by Erin Baiano Last Sunday evening, audience members of the intimate Peter B. Lewis Theater at the Guggenheim Museum learned and performed George Balanchine’s Serenade, with piano accompaniment by Cameron … Continue reading

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Science and Art Mingle in Diagnosis of a Faun

Gregg Mozgala, the title character of Diagnosis of a Faun The characters in Tamar Rogoff’s Diagnosis of a Faun, which premiered on Thursday evening at La MaMa Annex, were transported to unfamiliar worlds where they struggled to heal and understand … Continue reading

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Fall for Dance: Program Four

Mark Morris Dance Group in Grand Duo, photo by Marc Royce Expressions of civility and primitivism were evident throughout the penultimate Fall for Dance program last Thursday.  In many instances, tension between the two created an intriguing, unconventional dynamic. Ballet … Continue reading

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Crowd-Pleasers, Inspiration, and History at Fall for Dance

Iyar Elezra and Bobbi Smith in Ohad Naharin’s B/olero, photo by Andrea Mohin The sixth annual Fall for Dance festival, where all seats are just ten dollars, kicked off this past week at City Center.  Not surprisingly, the opening program, … Continue reading

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The Ballets Russes in Music and Dance

Michael J. Novak in Vaslav Nijinsky’s Afternoon of a Faun, photo by Costas Last Saturday, the Harriman Institute of Columbia University and Barnard College’s Dance Department and Music Program joined forces to present “Celebrating the Ballets Russes in Music and … Continue reading

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