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Body Traffic in L.A.

On Thursday night I was invited to an L.A. preview of Body Traffic‘s upcoming New York premiere. They’ll be performing in N.Y. at the Joyce (Chelsea) June 6th and 7th (they just received a $25,000 grant from the Joyce) as … Continue reading

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Marcelo Gomes to Dance with Cisne Negro

Although we’re on late-summer hiatus from ballet season here in NYC, SLSG favorite Marcelo Gomes will be performing at the Joyce Theater on August 15th, with the Brazilian modern dance company, Cisne Negro (which means Black Swan in Portuguese). I’ve … Continue reading

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GALLIM DANCE UPCOMING AT THE JOYCE

From August 9th through 14th, Gallim Dance (photographed above), which I highly recommend, will be performing at the Joyce Theater. I recently saw them rehearse the program they’ll be performing, Wonderland, and I loved it. Young artistic director and choreographer … Continue reading

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WHEN CRITICS BECOME PART OF THE PERFORMANCE

Top photo of Glover taken from here, photo of Macaulay from here. The other night on the stage of the Joyce Theater, tapper Savion Glover launched into a short tirade against Sir Alastair in response to this. (Leigh Witchel, the … Continue reading

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KEIGWIN + COMPANY'S CAPTIVATING "RUNAWAY"

Here are some photos of Keigwin + Company’s recent season at the Joyce in Chelsea. Above is Larry Keigwin’s absolutely stunning Runaway, which I loved, and below is his Bird Watching, which had its premiere at the start of the … Continue reading

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GUINNESS CUPCAKES?!

They’re included with the special $22 prix fixe dinner tonight at Good Enough to Eat, a wonderful UWS eatery. Yum!  Unfortunately, don’t know if I’ll be able to make it; I’ll be at City Center for Corella Ballet’s United States … Continue reading

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GYOR NATIONAL BALLET FROM HUNGARY AT THE JOYCE

Photo by Bela Szabo, of Gyor National Ballet’s Rite of Spring, from here. Reviewed by Christopher Atamian. Györ National Ballet (at The Joyce January 26-31) From the land of Bartók and Kodály, strudel and palascinka, comes Hungary’s Györ National Ballet, … Continue reading

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WRONG!

Haha! So the gossip papers are reporting that Ben Millepied and Natalie Portman had gone to see Gyor National Ballet of Hungary on January 9th. But that’s wrong! Pacific Northwest Ballet was performing at the Joyce Theater (outside of which … Continue reading

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PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET MAKES ITS JOYCE DEBUT (and Marco Goecke Steals the Show IMO)

Tuesday night, the Pacific Northwest Ballet opened its 5-day run at the Joyce. This was my first time seeing this company, and it has a reputation as one of the most prestigious in the U.S. Helmed by Peter Boal, a … Continue reading

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RASTA THOMAS' ROCK THE BALLET OPENS TONIGHT IN NYC

Rasta Thomas’ new Bad Boys of Dance show, “Rock the Ballet,” opens tonight at the Joyce Theater. I’ll be there later in the week. Here’s what I wrote last time I saw Bad Boys; below is a video of some … Continue reading

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MERCY!

Photo by Andrea Mohin, from NY Times, of Complexions’ cast of Mercy, Desmond Richardson center. Complexions is currently at the Joyce in Chelsea and they’ve got two nice new pieces (both by artistic director, Dwight Rhoden) — Dirty Wire and … Continue reading

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GARTH FAGAN DANCE

Roslyn Sulcas just reminded me that I am missing Garth Fagan Dance, currently at the Joyce Theater. I may try to go later in the run, but since they’re only on through Nov. 1 and since I’m so busy right … Continue reading

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CEDAR LAKE CONTEMPORARY BALLET OPENS ITS FIRST JOYCE SEASON

(Two top photos by Julieta Cervantes, third photo by Karli Cadel) Small company Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet opened their first season at the relatively large Joyce Theater in Chelsea Tuesday night to a nearly packed house. (Big kudos to them!) … Continue reading

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A SHORT NOTE ON ARTISTIC DIRECTORS AND PROGRAM SELECTIONS

Photo of Pilobolus’s Darkness and Light by Ruby Washington, taken from NYTimes. In light of the recent downpour of Tulsa Ballet reviews, many of which critized the selection of dances artistic director Marcello Angelini chose to bring to NY, my … Continue reading

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THE TULSA BALLET AT THE JOYCE: DANCES FROM THE (HEART)LAND

Photo by Christopher Jean-Richard, from the Joyce website. Here is another take on Tulsa, written by my friend, the writer and critic, Christopher Atamian: The Tulsa Ballet is a wonderful revelation, a group of exquisitely trained dancers with the ability … Continue reading

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TULSA BALLET'S MOMENTOUS MANHATTAN DEBUT

Photo by Andrea Mohin from NY Times review. Wow — exciting night Monday night when Tulsa Ballet, a small but well-regarded company founded by members of the legendary Ballet Russes and currently run by Naples-born Marcello Angelini, opened its Joyce … Continue reading

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MORE ON DANNY TIDWELL (AND OTHERS) IN FIRE ISLAND

Here are a couple more breathtaking pics of Danny Tidwell dancing at the Fire Island Dance Festival last weekend, taken by photographer Fred Hecker who graciously sent me a link to them. Visit his full flickr album of the Festival … Continue reading

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THE POPULARITY OF KEIGWIN + COMPANY

Photo of Larry Keigwin’s Bolero / NYC by Andrea Mohin, from NYTimes. Photo of Keigwin’s Triptych by Matthew Murphy, taken from idanz. During ballet season my time is so limited and I just can’t attend everything I want to. And … Continue reading

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THIS WEEK: SWANS, SWANS AND MORE SWANS, AND AN URBAN BOLERO

(Ethan Stiefel and Gillian Murphy, photo Rosalie O’Connor, from Daily Mail) Yep, here come the Swans! Tonight begins ABT’s Swan Lake week. I had another hard time choosing casts. I ended up opting for the ones I haven’t yet seen, … Continue reading

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KEIGWIN + COMPANY UPCOMING AT THE JOYCE

If you’re in New York, Keigwin + Company will be performing at the Joyce June 23-27 . I’ve always really enjoyed this small modern company and I highly recommend them. Larry Keigwin’s choreography is witty, funny, accessible, athletic, occasionally disturbing, … Continue reading

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JENNIFER MULLER / THE WORKS 35TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON

Photos by Carol Rosegg of, top to bottom: Pascal Rekoert, Duane Gosa, and Susanna Bozzetti (left) and Maria Cardenas. Last night my friend Philip invited me to modern dance company Jennifer Muller / The Works‘ opening night of their 35th … Continue reading

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HELP!

Okay, just one more post before I settle down for the weekend. Next week is going to be pure insanity. Practically every single Giselle cast at ABT is a must-see. Retiring ballerina Nina Ananiashvili is dancing her last two Giselles … Continue reading

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GO SEE RIOULT!

(photo of Views of the Fleeting World by Basil Childers) Over the past week, Rioult (formerly called Pascal Rioult Dance Theater) has become one of my favorite modern dance companies. Artistic director and choreographer Pascal Rioult’s work is like a … Continue reading

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