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Kyra Nichols & Peter Martins Reflect on Balanchine & Robbins

On May 5th, former New York City Ballet principal dancer Kyra Nichols returned to the stage. Not to perform, sadly – it was a pleasure to watch her until she retired in 2007 – but rather to lead a free … Continue reading

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New York City Ballet: All Wheeldon

From 2001 to 2008, Christopher Wheeldon was New York City Ballet’s first-ever resident choreographer, providing him with a home for creating dances (not to mention a company of talented dancers) and offering NYCB new work from the man that many … Continue reading

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Zoe Scofield Wins Princess Grace Award

I was very pleased to learn that Seattle-based choreographer Zoe Scofield is a 2011 recipient of the Princess Grace Award in choreography.  Scofield, along with her husband, visual artist Juniper Shuey, truly impressed me in 2009 with their haunting evening-length … Continue reading

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Masters of Modern Dance: Exclusive Discount Offer

FORA.tv has partnered with MacNeil/Lehrer Productions to present Masters of Modern Dance, a video series featuring in-depth interviews and rehearsal footage with five leading male choreographers: Mikhail Baryshnikov, Bill T. Jones, Trey McIntyre, Mark Morris, and Paul Taylor.  Each video … Continue reading

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“This Could Be It” at The Chocolate Factory

Jillian Sweeney, photo by Alexandra Corazza Jillian Sweeney, the original performer in Dance Theater Workshop’s Twitter Community Choreography challenges, has a new show next week at The Chocolate Factory.  This Could Be It is a solo performance that explores who … Continue reading

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