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shifting gears

Bouncing between planets and back pain, neoclassicism has left the building in favor of a quite indulgent flavor: rolly, flowy, weighted, contemporary goodness. It’s a hinge, y’all. 234 more words


The Sleeping Beauty: Birmingham Royal Ballet

Birmingham Royal Ballet’s production of The Sleeping Beauty is a lavish, old school version of the fairytale classic, an unapologetically traditional celebration of both Tchaikovsky’s glorious music and classical ballet choreography. 400 more words


Juliet and Romeo by Mats Ek

Juliet and Romeo – Ballet in 2 Acts

choreography by Mats Ek
on music by Tchaikovsky
performed by Royal Swedish Ballet and Royal Swedish Orchestra… 1,625 more words


a chat with lauren lovette

NYCB Principal Lauren Lovette, photo by Zarely.

At the Vail Dance Festival back in August, I was walking through the park on my way back from the amphitheater when I happened upon Lauren Lovette. 203 more words


a note just to say...

…back in October, I did a thing. I went to NYC to review a City Ballet show, and disastrous food poisoning usurped the whole trip. Foul, unspeakable things happened in that midtown hotel room. 308 more words


february explorations

The culmination of a year’s worth of work took the form of a deeply satisfying performance weekend (more on that soon, promise) and a less-than-satisfying surprise: a week of layoff! 248 more words


another year older

I turn 26 brushing my teeth. The shower is running, I’m wearing nothing but rainwater and hairspray.

I turn 26 humming Stravinsky- several different scores. 115 more words