Author: Emily Wells

Emily Wells is a Los Angeles-based writer who contributes to publications like Vogue, The Los Angeles Review of Books, and Document Journal. She received her MFA in creative writing from UC Riverside in 2017 and has edited for several fashion publications including Purple Fashion Magazine and Flaunt Magazine. Website: emilywells.net

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Isabella Boylston and Jeffrey Cirio in La Bayadère.© Rosalie O'Connor. (Click image for larger version)

American Ballet Theatre – La Bayadère – Los Angeles

★★✰✰✰   …watching La Bayadère can feel like observing an artifact stuck in another era, and indicates the need for a conversation about what a contemporary, forward-thinking repertoire should look like.

Hee Seo in Giselle.© Gene Schiavone. (Click image for larger version)

American Ballet Theatre – Giselle – New York

★★★★✰   Roberto Bolle, who played his usual striking Albrecht, responded to Seo with nuance and subtlety. The same goes for how Seo revealed Giselle’s madness…

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