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New York City Ballet’s All-Robbins Program

After last week’s all-Balanchine program, New York City Ballet presented three of Jerome Robbins’s ballets on Friday evening.  Opus 19/The Dreamer is one of his most breathtaking works – always a pleasure to watch and always something newly discovered.  While … Continue reading

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New York City Ballet’s Balanchine Opening

New York City Ballet in George Balanchine’s The Four Temperaments, photo by Paul Kolnik In 1948, New York City Ballet performed George Balanchine’s Concerto Barocco at the company’s first performance.  This past Sunday afternoon, it was a fitting opening to … Continue reading

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Lateral Inhibition

I wish I could write a full review of the DNA performance, but my vantage point was from the wings, where I jogged in place to keep warm and anxiously waited to go on as one of six dancers in the contemporary ballet piece. Continue reading

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New York City Ballet – Bach to Glass: A Musical Odyssey II

NYCB dancers in the final pose from Robbins’ Glass Pieces, photo by Paul Kolnik Tuesday evening’s program at New York City Ballet took the audience on a musical journey from Bach’s solo piano and solo cello pieces, to an early … Continue reading

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Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet – Spring Season

Cedar Lake dancers in Jo Stromgren’s Sunday, Again, photo by Carina Musk-Anderson On my way to Chelsea on Monday evening for Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet‘s opening night of their spring season, I reminded myself that I wouldn’t have the freedom … Continue reading

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