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Listen: Gelsey Kirkland, Ashley Bouder, & Sara Mearns on WNYC

Sarah Jessica Parker was a guest host on WNYC’s The Leonard Lopate Show last week. SJP is a frequent ballet-goer and supporter of the arts, so it’s no wonder that she hand picked ballet legend Gelsey Kirkland and current New … Continue reading

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A Return to the Stage at New York City Ballet

New York City Ballet’s winter season is celebrating the music of Tschaikovsky.  The Balanchine triple bill performed last Wednesday included a personal favorite, Serenade, which also happened to mark the return of principal dancer Sara Mearns after a nearly year-long … Continue reading

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New York City Ballet: All Wheeldon

From 2001 to 2008, Christopher Wheeldon was New York City Ballet’s first-ever resident choreographer, providing him with a home for creating dances (not to mention a company of talented dancers) and offering NYCB new work from the man that many … Continue reading

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Jewels at New York City Ballet

Last Wednesday, George Balanchine’s Jewels offered some of the finest dancing that I’ve seen this spring from three of New York City Ballet’s principals.  Sara Mearns (in “Diamonds”), Sterling Hyltin, and Teresa Reichlen (both in “Rubies”) gave memorable performances that revealed … Continue reading

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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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