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Adele Nickel

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  • 10 years ago

    Ben Munisteri's work evokes the discarded Christmas trees littering our sidewalks, each with its perfect, natural structure—a long, straight axis and branches splayed in neat, spoke-like patterns—and its own capricious flair: needle cowl...

  • 11 years ago

    Ex-ballet dancer Ian Spencer Bell, with svelte and spunky partners Jacqueline Fritz and Elisa Osborne, revealed rural Virginian roots in Laundry, a flirtatious romp of bobbing heads and paddle turns around a clothesline to the toe-tappin' tunes of...

  • 11 years ago

    A well-intentioned festival united dancers from seven companies in "spiritual works" from 12 choreographers, beginning with an invitation from artistic director Danielle Deveaux Greer to "eavesdrop on our conversations with the Father." Unfortunat...

  • 12 years ago

    In the hour and a half I spent at S.L.A.M., I don't think I saw a single curved line. The cavernous rehearsal/ performance "lab" is like a three-dimensional Mondrian painting: Floor-to-ceiling scaffolds, which serve as souped-up jungle gyms, are j...

  • 12 years ago

    To get the most holiday cheer for your New York minute, head to Radio City; in 90 minutes you'll hit all the hot spots from Rockefeller Center to the North Pole. Don 3-D glasses for a virtual sleigh ride, then sit tight for an onstage snowstorm, a...

  • 12 years ago

    Noemie LaFrance's work of genius begins at the top of a clock tower, as 12 hauntingly beautiful dancers invite us down a 12-story spiral staircase and deep into the psyche of the domestic goddess, where scenes of daily life reveal the desires she ...