Author: Rebecca J. Ritzel

Rebecca J. Ritzel is a freelance journalist and writing professor based in Minneapolis and, up to 2016, in Washington, D.C. Since 2007, she was a regular contributor of dance, music and theatre coverage for The Washington Post. You can check her updates on Twitter at: @rjritzel

Under are the articles written for DanceTabs.

New York City Ballet – Stars & Stripes, Fearful Symmetries, The Times Are Racing – Saratoga Springs

★★★✰✰   Stars and Stripes premiered in 1958, and the Russian emigree demonstrates his affection for the quintessential writer of om-pah music in his adopted country by subverting the common association that marching is all about knee action.

Malandain Ballet Biarritz in La Belle et la Bete.© Olivier Houeix. (Click image for larger version)

Malandain Ballet Biarritz – La Belle et la Bête – Minneapolis

★★★✰✰   What’s both puzzling and engrossing about Malandain’s ‘La Belle et La Bête’ is the inclusion of an allegorical trio in black performing alongside the costumed principal characters.

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