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Jewels at New York City Ballet

Last Wednesday, George Balanchine’s Jewels offered some of the finest dancing that I’ve seen this spring from three of New York City Ballet’s principals.  Sara Mearns (in “Diamonds”), Sterling Hyltin, and Teresa Reichlen (both in “Rubies”) gave memorable performances that revealed … 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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“Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner at Tiffany’s”: NYCB’s Jewels*

(photograph of George Balanchine and his Jewels, date unknown) After a six-month break, I returned to the NY State Theater on Saturday night for my first performance of New York City Ballet’s winter season. Before I gush about Balanchine’s Jewels, … Continue reading

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The Dancer to Beat

 Teresa Reichlen, a soloist at New York City Ballet, is featured in today’s NY Times in an article that discusses her career, growth as a dancer, and of course, her height (The article also mentions that she’s a student at … Continue reading

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