Tag Archives: Jerome Robbins

Rehearsal Footage from Vail International Dance Festival

The annual Vail International Dance Festival kicked off last week and continues until August 10th.  The festival has excelled at utilizing social networks and sharing photos and videos with the many people who cannot make it to Colorado for the … Continue reading

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New York City Ballet’s All-Robbins Program

After last week’s all-Balanchine program, New York City Ballet presented three of Jerome Robbins’s ballets on Friday evening.  Opus 19/The Dreamer is one of his most breathtaking works – always a pleasure to watch and always something newly discovered.  While … Continue reading

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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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“NY Export: Opus Jazz” Airs on PBS

Last fall I visited the set of NY Export: Opus Jazz, the film adaptation of Jerome Robbins’ 1958 “ballet in sneakers” of the same name, where the dancers and creative team were busy shooting the final scenes of the film … Continue reading

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The 60 Best Dance Sequences in Film

Last week, Flavorwire posted thirty-five of the best dance scenes in film, with all thirty-five videos embedded in the post and arranged in chronological order.  The list includes scenes from Swing Time, Saturday Night Fever, The Red Shoes, Dirty Dancing, … Continue reading

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