Tag Archives: Fancy Free

Damian Woetzel & Michael Sandel: Engaging Audiences through Art & Teaching

Damian Woetzel and Tiler Peck at the Guggenheim Museum, photo by Erin Baiano Last Sunday evening, audience members of the intimate Peter B. Lewis Theater at the Guggenheim Museum learned and performed George Balanchine’s Serenade, with piano accompaniment by Cameron … Continue reading

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New York City Ballet’s Short Stories

Ashley Bouder in George Balanchine’s Firebird, photo by Paul Kolnik New York City Ballet’s winter season includes many full-length narrative ballets, but on Saturday evening, the company performed a triple bill of short stories. Although the newest one, Firebird, premiered … Continue reading

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Celebrating Jerome Robbins at the JCC

Ellen Sorrin, Jock Soto, and Robert Fairchild in costume for Fancy Free – photograph by Evan On Monday evening, thanks to the generosity of my friend Sarah, I attended a special seminar at The JCC in Manhattan on the life … Continue reading

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New York City Ballet: Damian Woetzel’s Farewell

A curtain call for Damian Woetzel (click to enlarge) Photo by Evan – Please do not use without permission. Watching one of my favorite ballet dancers – who I’ve watched for about fifteen years – dance his final performance and … Continue reading

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