Diane Rafferty trained as a professional dancer at the School of
American Ballet and writes about dance for MusicalAmerica.com. Her
articles have appeared in The New Yorker, the New York
Times and England’s Spectator, among other publications.
BARDS OF BAGHDAD
New York City
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
It’s a shame that Savion Glover is trying so hard to hide from the
world, because he’s the greatest tap dancer who ever breathed.
A lot of nonsense has been written about the choreographer Twyla Tharp
and her hit Broadway show, Movin’ Out, since it opened at the
Richard Rodgers Theatre on October 24.