Category: Dance
Dancing the Bard
By SUSAN REITER
Thursday, June 26, 2014  •   Dance  •    0 comments Share This
Thu Jun 26, 2014  •   Dance  •    0 comments Share This
Welcome to Building Character, our ongoing look at performers and how they create their roles Cory Stearns has played Romeo, Prospero, Oberon, and Iago---all without ever speaking a line. A tall, elegant principal dancer with American Ballet Theatre, Stearns has portrayed these major Shakespearean characters in ballets based on the Bard. Among his...
How Do Dancers Recreate The Cotton Club?
By MARK BLANKENSHIP
Thursday, May 29, 2014  •   Dance  •    0 comments Share This
Thu May 29, 2014  •   Dance  •    0 comments Share This
Inside the lives of two After Midnight stars --- Welcome to Building Character, our ongoing look at actors and how they create their roles Since previews began last October, Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards has danced and sung her way through almost 250 performances of After Midnight, the Jazz Age revue at Broadway's Brooks Atkinson Theatre that celebrates...
Who Is Balanchine in the 21st Century?
By SUSAN REITER
Thursday, May 01, 2014  •   Dance  •    0 comments Share This
Thu May 1, 2014  •   Dance  •    0 comments Share This
New York City Ballet dancers reflect on their co-founder's legacy --- This week, New York City Ballet opens its spring season with a dozen ballets by 11 different 21st-century choreographers. That's an impressively diverse collection of artists, but the modern focus means that dances by George Balanchine, the company's co-founder, will spend a few...
Stephen Petronio Dances on the Cutting Edge
By SUSAN REITER
Friday, April 04, 2014  •   Dance  •    0 comments Share This
Fri Apr 4, 2014  •   Dance  •    0 comments Share This
Stephen Petronio Company looks forward and backward at the same time --- Stephen Petronio's choreography intermingles discipline and wildness, with an underlying structure that gives his dances heft. In landscapes where danger lurks amid beauty, there's always something significant at stake. What's more, these stakes always feel immediate. Petronio's...
When Boxers Dance (and Dancers Box)
By LAUREN KAY
Wednesday, March 12, 2014  •   Dance  •    0 comments Share This
Wed Mar 12, 2014  •   Dance  •    0 comments Share This
How fighting and dance combine in Broadway's Rocky --- The new musical Rocky, now on Broadway at the Winter Garden, incorporates everything you'd expect from the classic film about a down-on-his-luck Philadelphia fighter who boxes his way to glory. The iconic run up the stairs, the climactic battle between Rocky and Apollo Creed, and even snippets...
Are You Brave Enough to Walk Through a Heart?
By LAUREN KAY
Tuesday, February 25, 2014  •   Dance  •    0 comments Share This
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Jody Oberfelder turns biology into art --- While big-budget extravaganzas and classical dance are firmly planted uptown, it can seem like the world of downtown dance--the one that inspires awe with its inventiveness---has gone the way of the landline. But fear not: The avant-garde's heart is thumping quite loudly in 4CHAMBERS, a new dance-theatre...
What Do We Feel Like When We're Dancing?
By SUSAN REITER
Monday, November 18, 2013  •   Dance  •    0 comments Share This
Mon Nov 18, 2013  •   Dance  •    0 comments Share This
Susan Marshall has seen us dancing, and she wants to know more --- Although she's an established creator in the contemporary dance scene, Susan Marshall recently found herself intrigued by the way people dance when they're just having fun. "I was interested in the way popular dance and rock music function in our lives---the roles they serve and...
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