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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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On the Set of Opus Jazz: The Film

photos by Yaniv Schulman Last week, I had the privilege of visiting the set of Opus Jazz: The Film, which recently resumed and completed filming after shooting the third section, “Passage for Two”, on the High Line about two years … Continue reading

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Sesame Street Exposed Me to Glass

The music of American composer Philip Glass, who is known for “music with repetitive structures”, is frequently used for dance.  In fact, some of my favorite works include a Glass score, such as Jerome Robbins’ Glass Pieces and Twyla Tharp’s … Continue reading

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Tragic Love, Live from Lincoln Center

Sterling Hyltin and Robert Fairchild rehearsing Romeo + Juliet, photo by Paul Kolnik, 2007 On Thursday evening, May 21, “Live from Lincoln Center” on PBS will broadcast New York City Ballet’s production of Romeo + Juliet, choreographed by Peter Martins.  … Continue reading

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