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"Jewels" at Lincoln Center Festival : A Joyous and Innovative Celebration of Balanchine's Ingenuity

It took me two days to calm down from the excitement of having watched the opening performance of “Jewels” at this year’s Lincoln Center Festival in New York. 1,744 more words

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ABT's 'Onegin': A Feast for the Eyes and the Heart

Last week I treated myself to two performances of “Onegin” by the American Ballet Theatre. Never have I seen the same ballet back to back like this, and I wouldn’t have done so if it wasn’t for the super stellar casts lined up for this week. 2,151 more words

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Eifman Ballet's 'Tchaikovsky: The Mystery of Life and Death'

What a wonderful performance of “Tchaikovsky: The Mystery of Life and Death” by Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg! The company has just concluded its tour in New York at the City Center as part of its North American tour to celebrate its 40th anniversary. 649 more words

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RNZB: Three by Ekman

I went to the Royal New Zealand Ballet’s latest production- at the Saint James Theatre – of three of Alexander Ekman’s contemporary ballet pieces Tuplet, Episode 31, … 299 more words

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ABT's Whipped Cream and David Hallberg's Comeback on the New York Stage

What a festive evening at the Metropolitan Opera! The American Ballet Theatre opened its Spring season with Alexei Ratmansky’s “Whipped Cream.” Everything about this ballet is sweet… a big crowd pleaser for sure—especially popular among kids but no one can resist all that cuteness! 659 more words

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'Inside NYCB': Q&A with Peck and Ratmansky

Last week I went to watch “Inside NYCB”–a regular feature organized by the New York City Ballet for its members and supporters. Since I moved to New York, I am lucky to have gotten a free, one-year membership at the “Friends” level via the IDNYC system. 438 more words

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Not Your Grandmother's Ballet This Season at Boston Ballet

Being an Emerson student is about including art in the everyday. As ‘everyday’ becomes  holidays, there is no shortage of cheery, seasonal performances to choose from. 389 more words

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