Among the many visual delights of Ratmansky’s new Nutcracker for American Ballet Theatre there is one in particular, as arresting as it is beautiful, that lingers after the curtain […]
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 […]
Whether in a repertory evening or a full length ballet, exceptional performances by ballet companies generally prove that a good show is much more than the sum of its parts. […]
The Laguna Dance Festival, now in its 12th year, closed out its programming last weekend with Philadelphia’s Ballet X in a program of four works by four choreographers. They shared […]
A look at one ingenious solution to bring live music back to “Nutcracker” performances.
Tharp’s rough edged company present two works on their 50th Anniversary Tour at Beverly Hills Annenberg Wallis Center Theater.
Sergei Prokofiev’s Cinderella has been seen in widely differing productions for major companies around the world. It has generally been treated with greater variety than its more popular cousin, Romeo […]