Dance Assessment: Patricia Hoffbauer’s ‘Para-Dice (Stage 2)’ at Danspace

November 27th, 2013
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Dance Overview: Stuttgart Ballet at Sadler’s Wells, London

November 27th, 2013

LONDON — Is Stuttgart the hub of ballet choreography in Continental Europe? There was result in to feel so from reading through the biographies of the nine choreographers highlighted last week in “Made in Germany,” a a few-hour plan of 13 performs with which the Stuttgart Ballet opened its season below at Sadler’s Wells. Aside from John Cranko (1927-73) — who reforged this previous German ballet troupe into a theatrically charismatic, internationally well-known company in the previous 12 a long time of his life — the other 8 choreographers are all really significantly alive: the creative administrators of the Maribor […]

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Dance Overview: Natalia Osipova and Evgenia Obraztsova Dance at the Royal

November 26th, 2013

LONDON — Natalia Osipova, effectively identified in New York from many prestigious appearances with American Ballet Theater, gave a superlative first performance on Thursday as a new member of the Royal Ballet, dancing the heroine of Kenneth MacMillan’s “Romeo and Juliet.” For at minimum 5 many years, Ms. Osipova has proved the most sensational ballerina dancing these days although other ballerinas equivalent or surpass her in style, elegance and artistry, none trigger this sort of exhilaration. Her burning-vivid functionality on Thursday showed why, even however the part of Juliet gives nearly none of the technical fireworks for which she is […]

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Dance Evaluation: Ballet Hispanico Performs at Apollo Theater

November 26th, 2013

It usually brings about a stab of stress — that instant when you’re observing a display, and a cellphone goes off. Could it be yours? During an in any other case silent moment in the Ballet Hispanico performance at the Apollo Theater on Saturday, a phone in the viewers held ringing, and Mario Ismael Espinoza, his face painted like a cranium from the Mexican Day of the Lifeless, stopped dancing to hiss in its direction. How uncomfortable. Paula Lobo Ballet Hispanico “Sombrer?simo” was element of the troupe’s software at the Apollo Theater. A sortable calendar of noteworthy cultural activities in […]

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Arts, Briefly: Grimm ‘Snow White’ Coming to Lincoln Center

November 25th, 2013

A sortable calendar of noteworthy cultural events in the New York region, selected by Times critics. The Joyce Theater Foundation plans to announce on Monday that it will present the New York premiere of “Snow White” with choreography by Angelin Preljocaj. Performed by Mr. Preljocaj’s French dance company, Ballet Preljocaj, and based on the Brothers Grimm fairy tale, not the 1937 animated Disney film, the production is scheduled for a six-performance run from April 23 to 27 at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center. Mr. Preljocaj recently choreographed a new work for the New York City Ballet and […]

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Dance Overview: ‘Surreal Graham’ at Martha Graham Studio Theater

November 25th, 2013

In modern several years, the Martha Graham Dance Firm has manufactured an work to set the operate of its founder in context with themed programming and spoken introductions. Often beneficial in giving entrances to forbidding and international-seeming terrain, these methods also tend to focus interest on our length from the context in which Graham’s function spoke for alone, our unhappy separation from the great artist who required no introduction. Andrea Mohin/The New York Moments Surreal Graham Katherine Crockett of the Martha Graham Dance Business executing “Spectre — 1914” at the troupe’s Studio Theater. A sortable calendar of noteworthy cultural events […]

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Mark Morris’s ‘L’Allegro,’ 25 Years Afterwards

November 24th, 2013

The Mark Morris Dance Team carried out his masterwork, “L’Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato,” choreographed 25 a long time in the past, on Thursday at the David H. Koch Theater. From left, Sam Black, Dallas McMurray and Aaron Loux.

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Dance Review: Mark Morris Dance Team Presents ‘L’Allegro’

November 23rd, 2013

In 1988, Mark Morris was provided the break most choreographers only desire of: a a few-yr residency at the Th??tre Royal de la Monnaie in Brussels, where money and assets flowed like drinking water. He could choreograph his heart out, and he did, creating one particular of people uncommon, euphoric dances that make daily life value living. A sortable calendar of noteworthy cultural occasions in the New York region, picked by Moments critics. Celebrating its anniversary at Lincoln Center’s White Mild Pageant, “L’Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato,” which Mr. Morris very first presented 25 years in the past to […]

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Dance Listings for Nov. 22-28

November 22nd, 2013

Full reviews of recent dance performances: A searchable guide to these and other performances is at A. O. Movement Collective (Saturday) A performance/party at Roulette is just the first phase of “ETLE Universe,” described in press materials as “a queer/feminist cyborg-time-travel epic.” Devised by the choreographer Sarah A.O. Rosner, the project will roll out in 10 multidisciplinary stages over the next two years. (A 3D printing venture, creative writing collection and fashion show are in store.) For now, a night of hype-building reverie awaits, promising pop-up performances, “audience abductions” and a keynote address from the ambitious Ms. Rosner. From 8 […]

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Dance Assessment: Complexions Modern Ballet at Joyce Theater

November 21st, 2013
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