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New York City Ballet’s Short Stories

Ashley Bouder in George Balanchine’s Firebird, photo by Paul Kolnik New York City Ballet’s winter season includes many full-length narrative ballets, but on Saturday evening, the company performed a triple bill of short stories. Although the newest one, Firebird, premiered … Continue reading

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The Best of 2008

There were a lot of memorable dance performances and events in 2008. Here are ten that I thought were outstanding. 1. PeepDance by Nimrod Freed’s Tami Dance Company: There’s nothing quite like a village of peepers in Central Park on … 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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