Tag Archives: Craig Hall

Fall for Dance: Opening Night

The ninth annual Fall For Dance festival opened on Thursday evening at City Center with the usual fanfare.  The atrium next to the theater buzzed with excitement, and plenty of people without tickets waited near the box office for last-minute … 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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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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10 Years of the NY Choreographic Institute

To celebrate its 10th anniversary, the New York Choreographic Institute presented three performances at Miller Theater last weekend that featured works by emerging and established choreographers.  The Institute, which promotes the development of choreographers by providing dancers and other resources … Continue reading

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Opus Jazz on the High Line

One year ago, I visited the set of NY Export: Opus Jazz, the film adaptation of Jerome Robbins’s 1958 “ballet in sneakers”.  Last March, the film made its NYC premiere and then debuted on PBS’s Great Performances for audiences everywhere … Continue reading

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