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How a choreographer’s love for the basic truths of the body has remained uncompromising.
Alexei Ratmansky’s Shostakovich Trilogy renders the composer’s world and life in the Soviet Union through dance at American Ballet Theatre.
Paul Taylor Dance Company has sustained a signature style, and without having left modern dance behind.
Can the work of Merce Cunningham survive his death and the closing of his dance company?
A conversation with the director of La Danse about the discipline of ballet--and documentary filmmaking.
A celebrated Russian choreographer is charting a stylish new course for American Ballet Theatre.
The genius of Jerome Robbins.
Few Westerners have ever heard of Perm. A former czarist administrative
center, rustbelt Soviet city and gateway to the gulag, Perm was long
off-limits to foreigners.
Those of us who have followed the New York City Ballet and the repertory
of the world's greatest choreographer, George Balanchine, since the
mid-1950s are filled with spine-tingling memories of
In classical dance, the art of imbalance--the pirouette, the jeté
or the mere ethereal, alighted walk that alone makes audiences feel they
are getting their money's worth--is the purview
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