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Kyle Abraham & Alexei Ratmansky Receive MacArthur ‘Genius’ Award

I was thrilled to learn that choreographers Kyle Abraham and Alexei Ratmansky are two of the twenty-four recipients of the prestigious 2013 MacArthur ‘Genius’ Award. This is incredibly well deserved. I’ve thoroughly enjoyed viewing Abraham’s company, Abraham.In.Motion, perform his work … Continue reading

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Alexei Ratmansky at The New Yorker Festival

On Saturday afternoon, The New Yorker Festival presented a discussion between dance critic Joan Acocella and Russian choreographer Alexei Ratmansky at Cedar Lake’s theater in Chelsea. Ratmansky is currently the Bolshoi Ballet’s artistic director, and he’s created works for several … Continue reading

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New York City Ballet – Here and Now

Christopher Wheeldon’s Rococo Variations – photo by Paul Kolnik “Here and Now” was a fitting title for a program that featured four contemporary works – the oldest premiered in 1998 – by some of the most sought-after choreographers in ballet … Continue reading

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New York City Ballet – World Tour

Albert Evans, Rebecca Krohn, Jonathan Stafford, and Rachel Rutherford in Russian Seasons (photo by John Ross) Every season, the artistic staff at New York City Ballet has the daunting task of creating a variety of programs that will attract audiences, … Continue reading

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