Looking at the Rockettes Twitter account you would be hard pressed to find any signs of the political storm playing out between the iconic dance company and its handlers, especially […]
Each year I write a piece on The Nutcracker. Sometimes it’s a review of a performance. Two years ago I wrote a story on the ballet’s music and how a […]
Mikhailovsky Ballet, a company made in the 21st century by the big money of Russia’s newly minted business kleptocracy, is touring America with its Disney-fied adaptation of an Imperial classic. […]
Some in Los Angeles will remember nearly 30 years ago when Frankfurt Ballet, then directed by American choreographer William Forsythe, performed here. This was near the beginning of Forsythe’s rise […]
A look at one ingenious solution to bring live music back to “Nutcracker” performances.
A look at Copeland and her role in putting a sharp, uncompromising spotlight on American ballet.
Gustavo Dudamel defends his apolitical outlook on music here in L.A. and in Venezuela.