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Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet: Open Rehearsal

Cedar Lake dancers rehearsing Didy Veldman’s frame of view, photo by Paul B. Goode Yesterday afternoon I headed to West 26th Street to watch an open studio rehearsal of Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet. The company is preparing for their winter … Continue reading

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La La La Human Steps at BAM

This past week and weekend, BAM’s Next Wave Festival presented the Montreal-based company La La La Human Steps in Édouard Lock’s Amjad, an evening-length work for nine dancers and three on-stage musicians. Amjad, which is a gender-neutral Arabic name, is … Continue reading

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Morphoses Multimedia

Rubinald Pronk, Maria Kowroski, and Edwaard Liang rehearsing Monotones II, photograph by Yaniv Schulman Morphoses/The Wheeldon Company concluded its second season at City Center on Sunday afternoon. I wrote about both programs here and here, but decided to post some … Continue reading

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Morphoses at City Center: Program 2

Adrian Danchig-Waring, Wendy Whelan, and Tyler Angle rehearsing Monotones II photo by Yaniv Schulman The second Morphoses program was not only more varied than the first, but more complete as a whole. Three short pieces were bookended by Wheeldon works, … Continue reading

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Morphoses: Gala Performance

Last year, Morphoses/The Wheeldon Company tried to prove that “Ballet=Sexy” in an attempt to overturn the belief that ballet is all about tutus and dying swans. After watching Wednesday evening’s gala performance at City Center, it was unclear if that’s … Continue reading

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