The acrid smoke spread everywhere. In the brief equatorial African dusk it hung heavy across the road like a dense, immobile fog. The makeshift stalls just off the highway serving […]
Dance at the Music Center closed out its season last month with American Ballet Theatre’s La Bayadère. A classical war horse by Marius Petipa, it has had a long history […]
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 […]
The controversy behind the Rockettes and their scheduled appearance as part of the inaugural festivities looked like it was going to be resolved within a couple of news cycles. […]
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. […]
A look at Copeland and her role in putting a sharp, uncompromising spotlight on American ballet.