★★★★✰ Thirty years after its creation, In the Upper Room is still the ultimate Twyla Tharp piece, an expression of American dynamism and New York style.
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★★★✰✰ It’s intriguing to see pas de deux that are clearly conceived from a woman’s point of view.
★★★✰✰ " Bond's strength, for now, lies in a kind of old-fashioned insistence on beauty and her ability to coax sensitive, generous performances out of her dancers."
I want to see what LeCrone can do with more bodies and longer pieces.
Dancing alone, Beamish introduces his movement: silky smooth shifts, surprising twitches, lines of energy rolling through the body...
Two 2 casts reeviewed - led out by Stella Abrera and a guesting Marianela Nunez. But the star of Cinderella is the ballet itself – Ashton’s tribute to Petipa, to silliness, and to the power of childlike wonder...
But no end of fine, or even inspired, performances can breathe life into this tired production
The American Ballet Theatre season continues with Giselle where Marina Harss saw Stella Abrera's company debut. The response to the performance was understandably enthusiastic.
Few nineteenth-century story ballets are as satisfying as Giselle, with its simple and poetic plot, compact structure and starkly contrasting moods. This week I watched four Giselles, with four distinctly different casts...
The highlight of the gala was the seventieth-anniversary performance of Agnes De Mille’s Rodeo, preceded by a short film describing its creation, with archival footage of the hilariously histrionic, diminutive choreographer.