Vaslav Nijinsky's madness is as much a part of his legend as his enormous leap. Studying Baron de Meyer's photographs to try to divine the great dancer's charisma, we also, I think, look for signs of the insanity that ended his career—not only as a performer but as an innovative choreographer (who knows what he might have come up with after the age of 30?). It's no surprise that John Neumeier, artistic director of the Hamburg Ballet, has chosen the artist's madness as a... More >>>