★★★✰✰ The Washington Ballet opened its season with a program of new works created specifically for the company. All three ballets ...had a strong visual appeal and plenty of winning ideas...
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★★★✰✰ As part of the 92nd Street Y’s annual Harkness Dance Festival, John Heginbotham’s company performed a brief, manageable program of solos and duets on Friday, including several New York premieres.
★★★★★ The house was abuzz on Friday evening for the opening performance of Mark Morris Dance Group’s The Hard Nut. It’s been five years since Cal Performances hosted the production, and clearly fans had been anxiously awaiting its reappearance.
★★★★✰ Few alternative takes on tradition survive this long and The Hard Nut remains as subversive as it is satisfying.
As with the Balanchine version, the Hard Nut’s success is a foregone conclusion.
Dance Heginbotham premieres a new full evening work, Dark Theater, later this month at the Brooklyn Academy of Music - Marina Harss talks to choreographer John Heginbotham about his latest work...
Once in a while we experience one of those serendipitous evenings in which we show up with few expectations, only to encounter an oasis of structure, understated virtuosity and, best of all, musical intelligence.