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

Marina Harss |
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... more

American Ballet Theatre is Leaving City Center

Marina Harss |
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... more

That’s Life, According to Pina

Marina Harss |
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... more

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

Marina Harss |
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’... more

Mark Morris’s Eccentric Ode

Marina Harss |
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... more

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

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

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

Marina Harss |
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 ... more

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

Marina Harss |
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... more

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

Marina Harss |
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... more

Guillaum Côté Will Perform at the June 22 ABT Matinee

Marina Harss |
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... more

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