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2010 in Dance: A Look Back

We’re days away from the end of 2010, so like in past years on this blog, I’m sharing what struck me as most memorable and impressive throughout the year.  Both new and old works performed in a variety of venues … Continue reading

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Paris Opera Ballet Performs Kaguyahime

While visiting Paris last month, I had the chance to see Paris Opera Ballet in Jiří Kylián’s 1988 Kaguyahime, performed at the cavernous Bastille Opera House.  It was quite a treat.  Dance Magazine published my review, so follow this link … Continue reading

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Visiting the Palais Garnier in Paris

The exterior of the Palais Garnier Earlier this month I spent a very busy week in the wonderful city of Paris.  While New York City was apparently scorching, the City of Light was having a heat wave of its own … Continue reading

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The Red Shoes, La Danse, and Maria Tallchief on Film

NYC’s Film Forum is currently showing two dance films – one new and one old.  Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger’s 1948 film “The Red Shoes”, based on Hans Christian Andersen’s tale of shoes that dance the wearer to death, has … Continue reading

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Paris Opera Ballet Documentary Opens Tomorrow in NYC

In his latest film, La Danse, American documentarian Frederick Wiseman follows the Paris Opera Ballet as its dancers rehearse and perform seven different works.  Pina Bausch, Angelin Preljocaj, and Rudolph Nureyev are among the choreographers whose ballets are featured in … Continue reading

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