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Fall for Dance: Opening Night

The ninth annual Fall For Dance festival opened on Thursday evening at City Center with the usual fanfare.  The atrium next to the theater buzzed with excitement, and plenty of people without tickets waited near the box office for last-minute … Continue reading

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Estancia at New York City Ballet

In its four-week season at Lincoln Center, New York City Ballet has brought back several of the new ballets from its spring season, many of which included collaborations with architect Santiago Calatrava.  One was Christopher Wheeldon’s Estancia, which truly shined … Continue reading

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New York City Ballet’s All-Robbins Program

After last week’s all-Balanchine program, New York City Ballet presented three of Jerome Robbins’s ballets on Friday evening.  Opus 19/The Dreamer is one of his most breathtaking works – always a pleasure to watch and always something newly discovered.  While … Continue reading

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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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NYCB: 21st Century Movement

A wrap-up of New York City Ballet’s winter season, written by Alastair Macaulay, appeared in the NY Times a few days ago. His assessments of current dancers – both positive and negative – are mostly accurate, and he is correct … Continue reading

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