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  • 10 years ago

    Cisne Negro, from Sao Paulo (the name means black swan in Portuguese), seizes a viewer's attention with its high-octane athleticism. Repose seems anathema to these daring dancers as they depict—in Patrick Delcroix's Cherché, Trouv&eacu...

  • 10 years ago

    Adrienne Celeste Fadjo, who opened her concert with the solo Enough, is a lovely, long-limbed young woman of the blonde persuasion. She moves with more fluency and force than her delicate features would lead you to expect. Her choreography, alas, ...

  • 10 years ago

    Two New York choreographers whose work is profoundly connected to southeast and eastern Asia paired up for a concert of striking contrasts. Paz Tanjuaquio's three-part solo, Thunder Against 1.2.3., seamlessly melds the dance of her birthplace, the...

  • 10 years ago

    This year's production of the Big Apple Circus—a one-ring affair free from lions and tigers—is loosely strung together by Grandma, a dumpy lady of a certain age and then some, played en travesti by veteran clown Barry Lubin. The movie th...

  • 10 years ago

    Christopher Wheeldon, widely considered classical ballet's most gifted choreographer, has consistently extended himself beyond his home base, the New York City Ballet, where the title of resident choreographer was created for him. Having made danc...

  • 10 years ago

    In the foreground, the Juilliard Percussion Ensemble, ready to grapple with Steve Reich's 1971 ecstatic steady-pulse Drumming. Dominating the background, Mimi Lien's huge wooden sculptural precipice. After the four drumbeats that initiate the scor...


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