Tag Archives: Claudia La Rocco

Architecture of Ballet: Men on Top. Women on Stage.

Tiler Peck working with choreographer Mauro Bigonzetti, photo by Paul Kolnik New York City Ballet’s spring season, a festival entitled Architecture of Dance, includes an astounding seven new ballets.  In fact, the company’s recent print brochures, website, and festival mini-site … Continue reading

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Rail Writing

The March issue of The Brooklyn Rail is chock-full of dance articles, so be sure to click on over when you have a chance.  Among the offerings: Christine Hou shared her thoughts on Jon Kinzel’s Responsible Ballet And What We … Continue reading

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Culture’s (Mis)Use of Technology

Below is an excerpt from an excellent post by Seth Godin on the way Culture uses technology, and the challenge of getting “the good guys”, as opposed to the spammers, excited and eager to use new technology. Our Culture (high and popular) … Continue reading

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The Fall Performance A-List

The New York Times dance critic and WNYC Performance Club founder Claudia La Rocco recently invited me and several other performers, critics, and arts enthusiasts to write about what we’re looking forward to seeing this fall in New York City.  … Continue reading

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Memories of Merce

Merce Cunningham, photo by Annie Leibovitz, 1994 The memories of Merce Cunningham, who died on July 26 at the age of 90, continue to pour in. Culture Shuk, a project of the Foundation for Jewish Culture, posted some thoughts and … Continue reading

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