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Dance & Fashion Exhibit at FIT

Today I stopped by the Museum at FIT to check out “Dance & Fashion”, an exhibit that explores the relationship between the two art forms. Nearly 100 dance costumes and dance-inspired fashions are on display, ranging from the 19th century to present … Continue reading

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Sesame Street Exposed Me to Glass

The music of American composer Philip Glass, who is known for “music with repetitive structures”, is frequently used for dance.  In fact, some of my favorite works include a Glass score, such as Jerome Robbins’ Glass Pieces and Twyla Tharp’s … Continue reading

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Dancing on Glassy Water

Kathleen Rae Thielhelm of the Joffrey Ballet is featured in the latest video from 30 Seconds of Dance.  Filmed in Chicago’s Crown Fountain at Millennium Park and set to the heavenly opening from Philip Glass’s “In the Upper Room”, the beauty of … Continue reading

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Miami City Ballet at City Center

Last Wednesday, Miami City Ballet performed for the first time in Manhattan at New York City Center.  Artistic Director Edward Villella, a former New York City Ballet principal who founded MCB in 1984, chose two Balanchine ballets and Twyla Tharp’s … Continue reading

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Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet – Spring Season

Cedar Lake dancers in Jo Stromgren’s Sunday, Again, photo by Carina Musk-Anderson On my way to Chelsea on Monday evening for Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet‘s opening night of their spring season, I reminded myself that I wouldn’t have the freedom … Continue reading

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