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BWW Reviews: THE BOLSHOI BALLET Finishes a Sold-Out Lincoln Center Festival Engagement With a Lumbering SPARTACUSBWW Reviews: THE BOLSHOI BALLET Finishes a Sold-Out Lincoln Center Festival Engagement With a Lumbering SPARTACUS
by Sondra Forsyth - July 29, 2014

Returning to NYC after a nine-year hiatus, the storied Bolshoi Ballet danced to nearly sold-out houses night after night at the Koch Theater during the 2014 Lincoln Center Festival in July. The evenin... (more...)


BWW Reviews: FJK DanceBWW Reviews: FJK Dance
by Barnett Serchuk - July 28, 2014

I glanced at the program photograph as I was sitting down for the Fadi J. Khoury Dance concert on July 24 at New York Live Arts. I suppose it's me-or an over stimulated brain-because the photo screame... (more...)


BWW Reviews: The Bolshoi Ballet's DON QUIXOTEBWW Reviews: The Bolshoi Ballet's DON QUIXOTE
by Holly Kerr - July 24, 2014

The brilliant beautiful and bold Bolshoi Ballet. (more...)


BWW Reviews: PILOBOLUS Delights AudiencesBWW Reviews: PILOBOLUS Delights Audiences
by Jessica Abejar - July 22, 2014

There are no limits to what wonders Pilobolus can create. And as evidenced by the opening of their summer season at the Joyce Theater, the company's creativity transcends beyond imagination, revolutio... (more...)


BWW Reviews: Gene Kelly: The Legacy - An Evening with Patricia Ward KellyBWW Reviews: Gene Kelly: The Legacy - An Evening with Patricia Ward Kelly
by Barnett Serchuk - July 11, 2014

If I ever become famous-the odds are against me--but if I do, I want Patricia Ward Kelly to give a talk about me. Bright, articulate, witty, insightful, eloquent, compassionate, she spoke about her la... (more...)


BWW Reviews: ABT's Ballets for the BardBWW Reviews: ABT's Ballets for the Bard
by Melia Kraus-har - July 08, 2014

American Ballet Theatre's Shakespeare Celebration on July 2nd delved into magical mishaps while bidding adieu to dancer Yuriko Kajiya. The evening began in a lush wonderland of Frederick Ashton's The... (more...)


BWW Reviews: Savion Glover Searches for Enlightenment in OMBWW Reviews: Savion Glover Searches for Enlightenment in OM
by Frances Steiner - July 07, 2014

Can a man tap dance his way to Nirvana? Many critics, dance patrons, and hoofers have described Savion Glover performances as a "spiritual experience." In Savion Glover's OM, currently in performanc... (more...)


BWW Reviews: BOSTON BALLET Triumphs at the Close of Its 50th Anniversary Season During First Ever Visit to the Big AppleBWW Reviews: BOSTON BALLET Triumphs at the Close of Its 50th Anniversary Season During First Ever Visit to the Big Apple
by Sondra Forsyth - July 03, 2014

On June 27th 2014 at the Koch Theatre in Lincoln Center during The Boston Ballet's first ever engagement in New York City, the company proved to be better than the New York City Ballet at dancing Bala... (more...)


BWW Reviews: In American Ballet Theatre's SWAN LAKE the Show Must Go On Despite InjuryBWW Reviews: In American Ballet Theatre's SWAN LAKE the Show Must Go On Despite Injury
by Elizabeth Portnoy - July 01, 2014

On June 23rd, Gillian Murphy and Marcelo Gomes were scheduled to dance the lead roles of Odette-Odile and Prince Siegfried in American Ballet Theatre's Swan Lake. Unfortunately, after an exquisitely m... (more...)


BWW Reviews: Boston Ballet's Lincoln Center DebutBWW Reviews: Boston Ballet's Lincoln Center Debut
by Melia Kraus-har - July 01, 2014

Boston Ballet's fiftieth anniversary tour culminated in an in-your-face Lincoln Center season. Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen took risks - a victory lap outside of the company's home city on the ho... (more...)


BWW Reviews: Ailey's Lincoln Center Season Spans Style and CenturyBWW Reviews: Ailey's Lincoln Center Season Spans Style and Century
by Ali Rosa-Salas - June 30, 2014

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's Lincoln Center season features audience favorites along with fresh additions to the company's already extensive repertoire. The array of lineages celebrated in eve... (more...)


BWW Reviews: Rioult Dance NYC Captivates at the JoyceBWW Reviews: Rioult Dance NYC Captivates at the Joyce
by Lauren Wingenroth - June 26, 2014

Bold storytelling marked New York-based contemporary company Rioult Dance's run at the Joyce this past week. French choreographer Pascal Rioult's small, charismatic company delivered works old and new... (more...)


BWW Reviews: CARMEN DE LAVALLADE Doesn't Rest at JACOBS PILLOWBWW Reviews: CARMEN DE LAVALLADE Doesn't Rest at JACOBS PILLOW
by Ryan Kilpatrick - June 26, 2014

There is a powerful vibration that pierces all of your senses as you explore the grounds of Jacobs Pillow. Tucked away in the Berkshires of Becket, Massachusetts, the location is as scenic as it is sa... (more...)


BWW Reviews: American Ballet Theatre Presents GISELLEBWW Reviews: American Ballet Theatre Presents GISELLE
by Marjorie Liebert - June 25, 2014

I was privileged to see American Ballet Theatre performing Giselle twice this season. (more...)


BWW Reviews: Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet, 2014 Spring SeasonBWW Reviews: Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet, 2014 Spring Season
by Jennifer Fried - June 20, 2014

I watch YouTube videos of the Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet before bed, so when I had the opportunity to see the company in the flesh at BAM, I jumped at the opportunity. Needless to say, I had high... (more...)


BWW Reviews: New York City Ballet's JEWELSBWW Reviews: New York City Ballet's JEWELS
by Kristen Dickerson - May 28, 2014

The New York City Ballet proved that only the best can perform on this stage. It takes great talent to leave a solo dancer on a stage that large without them getting lost, especially when the costumes... (more...)


NYC Dance Week Releases 2014 Schedule of Events, 6/19-28NYC Dance Week Releases 2014 Schedule of Events, 6/19-28
May 28, 2014

NYC Dance Week, the 10-day festival of free and discounted dance, fitness and wellness classes, will take place at dance studios across New York's five boroughs from Thursday, June 19 – Saturday, June... (more...)


BWW Reviews: Ballet Academy East Delivers an Impressive Spring PerformanceBWW Reviews: Ballet Academy East Delivers an Impressive Spring Performance
by Marjorie Liebert - May 27, 2014

On Friday, May 16th, I was privileged to be in attendance of the opening night of Ballet Academy East's 2014 Spring Performance. These young dancers displayed good training and a delight to be perform... (more...)


BWW Reviews: LA VOZ DEL CUERPO/THE BODY SPEAKS by Christine Dakin Captivates at the 92nd Street YBWW Reviews: LA VOZ DEL CUERPO/THE BODY SPEAKS by Christine Dakin Captivates at the 92nd Street Y
by Marina Kennedy - May 27, 2014

La Voz del Cuerpo/The Body Speaks, the film written and directed by Christine Dakin, was screened on May 16th as part of the 'Fridays at Noon' programming at the 92nd Street Y. This truly beautiful mo... (more...)


BWW Reviews: American Ballet TheaterBWW Reviews: American Ballet Theater
by Barnett Serchuk - May 23, 2014

Balanchine and Massine on the same program on February 20, 2014? I can't remember that last time I saw that. I wonder if the two would approve. But there is one fundamental difference separating the t... (more...)


BWW Reviews: NEW YORK CITY BALLET Reveres Its Great MastersBWW Reviews: NEW YORK CITY BALLET Reveres Its Great Masters
by Jessica Abejar - May 22, 2014

Halfway through celebrating its 50th year at the David H. Koch Theatre in Lincoln Center, the New York City Ballet showcased three diverse pieces influenced by the Company's greatest artists - Jerome ... (more...)


BWW Reviews: BALLETNEXT - The Great Leap ForwardBWW Reviews: BALLETNEXT - The Great Leap Forward
by Marjorie Liebert - May 22, 2014

Michele Wiles' BalletNext gave its best performance at BAM Fisher (Fishman Space), on Friday, May 17, Founded in 2011, the dancers have developed and matured into a cooperating, fluid dance company, r... (more...)


BWW Reviews: Lyon Opera Ballet Offers a Mobil Sculpture as Glimpse of the End of the WorldBWW Reviews: Lyon Opera Ballet Offers a Mobil Sculpture as Glimpse of the End of the World
by Brendan Drake - May 21, 2014

Last weekend, The Brooklyn Academy of Music saw the return of the Lyon Opera Ballet and the American premier of Christian Rizzo's Ni Fleurs, Ni Ford-Mustang. While commissioning works by contemporary ... (more...)


BWW Reviews: American Ballet Theatre Delights With Gallic-Flavored Highjinks in DON QUIXOTEBWW Reviews: American Ballet Theatre Delights With Gallic-Flavored Highjinks in DON QUIXOTE
by Sondra Forsyth - May 20, 2014

On the rain-soaked evening of May 16th 2014, ABT delivered a mood-boosting performance of 'Don Quixote' for a full house of grateful dancegoers at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center. Dazzl... (more...)


BWW Reviews: Ballet West Closes 50th Anniversary Season with INNOVATIONSBWW Reviews: Ballet West Closes 50th Anniversary Season with INNOVATIONS
by Melissa Hurst - May 19, 2014

Ballet West closes its' 50th anniversary season with their annual production of Innovations, a program thought up by Artistic Director Adam Sklute 7 years ago. Innovations is a concept that allows cho... (more...)





BWW Reviews: THE BOLSHOI BALLET Finishes a Sold-Out Lincoln Center Festival Engagement With a Lumbering SPARTACUSBWW Reviews: THE BOLSHOI BALLET Finishes a Sold-Out Lincoln Center Festival Engagement With a Lumbering SPARTACUS

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BWW Reviews: FJK DanceBWW Reviews: FJK Dance
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