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2003 Stories by Tobi Tobias

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  • George Balanchine's Birthday Presence Takes Multiple Shapes

    published December 30, 2003

    It's not enough to pay homage to your mom on Mother's Day. You've got to honor thy mother (as one command, said to come from on high, puts... More >>

  • Upcoming

    published December 9, 2003

    And here you thought attendance at The Nutcracker was an annual ritual observed for the sake of the children. Well, George Balanchine's... More >>

  • Dance

    published November 18, 2003

    High-Octane, Charismatic Dancing Seeks Choreography To... More >>

  • New York City's Dance Menu Serves Up Vivid Global Variety

    published November 11, 2003

    Lucky us, living in a town featuring cuisines from around the world, to say nothing of delectable gastronomic fusions. The New York dance scene is... More >>

  • In Close Quarters, a Smart Preview of the Fall Dance Season

    published September 9, 2003

    Where is it written that dancing requires a clear, well-lighted space? Dancenow/NYC—designed to get more people to see more... More >>

  • Ongoing

    published August 26, 2003

    At 70, Spanish dancer Pilar Rioja has a figure women half her age might envy and, more important, a carriage that comes from decades of embodying... More >>

  • Dance Vaudeville and Fusion Dance Troupes Meld Forms and Styles

    published August 12, 2003

    The Notario Dance Company draws from choreographer Brook Notary's colorful past in gymnastics, the circus, and martial arts. The most striking... More >>

  • Balanchine's Choice

    published June 24, 2003

    The 39th annual School of American Ballet Workshop Performances (Juilliard Theater, May) showcased choreographers admired by the illustrious... More >>

  • Size Matters

    published June 17, 2003

    Classical ballet, with its appetite for space and grandeur, calls for opera-house scale. Does that make the concept of chamber ballet a... More >>

  • Common Ground

    published June 10, 2003

    Since he relocated to New York three years ago, the German-born Johannes Wieland (Danspace Project, May) has developed a singular, striking body... More >>

  • Dancing Saves the Day

    published May 27, 2003

    Punching up its long season at the Metropolitan Opera House (through June 28) with the obligatory novelty, American Ballet Theatre concocted a... More >>

  • Imaginary Lives

    published May 27, 2003

    The chamber-sized New York Theatre Ballet is determined not to let the genius of Antony Tudor disappear from view. For an all-Tudor program... More >>

  • Ballexploitation

    published May 6, 2003

    American Ballet Theatre, frantic to sell tickets to its season at the Metropolitan Opera House (through June 28), has embarked on an ad campaign... More >>

  • Tender Is the Night

    published April 29, 2003

    Richard Daniels's return to performing and choreography after a 15-year hiatus is part of his wellness program; he has been living with HIV for 20... More >>

  • Imaginary Lives

    published March 18, 2003

    Talk about site-specific! In a striking raw space in DUMBO (the Stable) that once sheltered police horses, J Mandle Performance has constructed... More >>

  • Keep the Old

    published March 11, 2003

    Like many choreographers of middling gifts, the pair who create the rep of Buglisi/Foreman Dance (Joyce, February 25 through March 2) come up with... More >>

  • Guys and Doll

    published January 28, 2003

    "Dance in America" 's latest offering, Born to Be Wild (February 3, 10 p.m., Thirteen/ WNET), features four of American Ballet Theatre's... More >>

  • Youth Movement

    published January 21, 2003

    Dancewave's Kids Company, invented and run by Diane Jacobowitz, has a unique mission. It selects, by audition, some 20 New York City youngsters... More >>

  • Dance

    published January 14, 2003

    The first installment in the "Dancer's Night Out" series (Dance Theater Workshop, November) showcased the work of Kimberly Bartosik, Richard... More >>

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