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Preview of Miami City Ballet in Justin Peck’s “Heatscape”

Miami City Ballet dancers took to the streets to preview Heatscape, an upcoming premiere for the company by choreographer Justin Peck. Co-directed by Ezra Hurwitz, the video features the murals of Shepard Fairey (who created new designs for the ballet) and music … Continue reading

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Edward Villella in Conversation at Barnard College

A talk with Edward Villella, renowned worldwide for his dramatic transformation of the male image in ballet, opens Barnard College’s series of public dance events.  The discussion, moderated by former Twyla Tharp principal and present Barnard Senior Associate of Dance, … 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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Miami City Ballet at the Tilles Center

(In the lobby of the Tilles Center before the performance) On Friday night, Allison and I took two subway lines, an LIRR ride, and a taxi to get to the Tilles Center on Long Island to see Miami City Ballet, … Continue reading

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Coming Up Next…

Beginning this week, there will be a flood of interesting dance events, which is exciting but also a little overwhelming. I’m hoping to write about everything I attend, but for starters, here is a preview of things to come: Cedar … Continue reading

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