Dance

Benjamin Millepied Brings His New L.A. Project to Montclair

Marina Harss |
10.28.2012
LA Dance Projects came to Peak Performances this week, where it performed works by Millepied, Merce Cunningham, and William Forsythe. The performance of Forsythe’s R... ...read more

American Ballet Theatre is Leaving City Center

Marina Harss |
10.23.2012
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that “American Ballet Theatre will announce Wednesday that it has signed a three-year deal to perform at the David H. Koch Theater, starti... ...read more

That’s Life, According to Pina

Marina Harss |
10.22.2012
Pina Bausch’s final work, Como el musguito en la piedra, ay si, si, si, is being performed at the Brooklyn Academy of Music through Oct. 27. Many wonder whether the compan... ...read more

The Perils of War—Ratmansky’s New Shostakovich Ballet at ABT

Marina Harss |
10.21.2012
Marcelo Gomes, Polina Semionova, and the dancers of ABT in Alexei Ratmansky's "Symphony #9." Photo by Andrea Mohin for the Times. The opening of Alexei Ratmansky’... ...read more

Mark Morris’s Eccentric Ode

Marina Harss |
10.17.2012
Just recently caught the Mark Morris Dance Group at the Ringling International Arts Festival in Sarasota. They performed a mixed program that included a new work, “A Wooden Tre... ...read more

We’re Just Bricks in the Wall (or so Hofesh Shechter would like us to believe)

Marina Harss |
10.15.2012
Because of technical problems on the site, I posted my review of Shechter’s “Political Mother” on my own blog, “Random Thoughts on Dance” (marinaharss.wordpress.com) over the we... ...read more

Shining a Light (Notes on The Suzanne Farrell Ballet and Other Things)

Marina Harss |
10.20.2011
The Suzanne Farrell Ballet is holding its first season at the Joyce (through Oct. 23), which is also its first full New York season. I’ve seen the company twice before, at City ... ...read more

Primitive Mysteries (“Episodes” at NYCB, Wally Cardona at the Kitchen, and Noche Flamenca at the Joyce)

Marina Harss |
10.04.2011
As I watched Wally Cardona last week at the Kitchen (in “Tool is Loot,” his collaboration with Jennifer Lacey), I suddenly had a flash from Balanchine’s “Episodes,” currently be... ...read more

ABT Announces Fall Season at City Center, Nov. 8-13

Marina Harss |
06.27.2011
According to a press release: @font-face { font-family: “Cambria”; }p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal { margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt; font-size: 12pt; font-fami... ...read more

Guillaum Côté Will Perform at the June 22 ABT Matinee

Marina Harss |
06.20.2011
According to a press release: Guillaume Côté, guest artist-in-residence with The National Ballet of Canada, will dance the role of Her Prince Charming in James Kudelka’s C... ...read more

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