Tag Archives: Mark Morris

Masters of Modern Dance: Exclusive Discount Offer

FORA.tv has partnered with MacNeil/Lehrer Productions to present Masters of Modern Dance, a video series featuring in-depth interviews and rehearsal footage with five leading male choreographers: Mikhail Baryshnikov, Bill T. Jones, Trey McIntyre, Mark Morris, and Paul Taylor.  Each video … Continue reading

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Fall for Dance: Program Four

Mark Morris Dance Group in Grand Duo, photo by Marc Royce Expressions of civility and primitivism were evident throughout the penultimate Fall for Dance program last Thursday.  In many instances, tension between the two created an intriguing, unconventional dynamic. Ballet … Continue reading

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And The Winner Is…

At the beginning of December, I wrote about Ovation TV’s month-long Battle of the Nutcrackers. For the second year in a row, Mark Morris’ The Hard Nut is the winner! In a recent NY Times article, Claudia La Rocco wrote … Continue reading

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Battle of The Nutcrackers

Matthew Bourne’s Nutcracker! Yes, December is upon us, which means that almost every ballet company in America drops everything and performs The Nutcracker as many times as possible. Why? Because The Nutcracker is a cash cow. It brings in audiences … Continue reading

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San Francisco Ballet at City Center

San Francisco Ballet in Helgi Tomasson’s The Fifth Season, photo by Erik Tomasson San Francisco Ballet‘s engagement at City Center came to a close this weekend after presenting three diverse programs. The two that I saw illustrated artistic director Helgi … Continue reading

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