Tag Archives: Benjamin Millepied

Dance & Fashion Exhibit at FIT

Today I stopped by the Museum at FIT to check out “Dance & Fashion”, an exhibit that explores the relationship between the two art forms. Nearly 100 dance costumes and dance-inspired fashions are on display, ranging from the 19th century to present … Continue reading

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Quadruple Bill at New York City Ballet

Last Wednesday evening, in the final week of its winter season, New York City Ballet presented an array of pieces that spanned from 1957 to 2010.  Plainspoken, Benjamin Millepied’s most recent ballet for the company (which premiered last year) featured … Continue reading

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Black Swan Reflections on Huffington Post

I was interviewed for a Huffington Post article by Jordan Zakarin about “Black Swan” and how it reflects the professional ballet world.  After seeing and reviewing the film, it has been interesting to read the plethora of reviews and articles … Continue reading

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Black Swan Opens Today

Black Swan, Darren Aronofsky’s so-called psycho-sexual dance thriller that everyone is talking about, opens today.  Below is an excerpt from my review of the film.  Go see it. Darren Aronofsky’s Black Swan explores one dancer’s quest for perfection in the … Continue reading

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Review: Darren Aronofsky’s Black Swan

Darren Aronofsky’s Black Swan explores one dancer’s quest for perfection in the cutthroat world of professional ballet, and her terrifying descent into madness, obsession, and self destruction.  Natalie Portman’s performance as Nina, who is a rising star preparing for the … Continue reading

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