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I Came To Make Noise campaign video

So proud of my dear friend and collaborator Carrie Mikuls for launching the campaign to support her first full production, I Came to Make Noise, 137 more words

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May 2017, George Balanchine

The ballet Four Temperaments was choreographed by George Balanchine for the Ballet Society’s inaugural performance at the Central High School of Needle Trades in New York City in 1946. 974 more words


December 2016, Doug Varone

Doug Varone entered the stage with generic walking at the start of “Nocturne.” It was casual but maintained a sense of urgency in direction, as if he was walking to a specific location but had no requirement for what time he should arrive. 178 more words


November 2016, Wayne MacGregor

The lights brighten, revealing a white space. A large square opening upstage serves as the sole location for entry and exit. While this pristine shape and color of the set have the potential to feel sterile and clinical, it simply makes the space precise. 217 more words


November 2016, Ronald K. Brown

“Grace” begins with an almost completely dark stage; just a single vertical panel in the center creates a path for the first dancer. The captivating female soloist enters from the back of the stage and progresses downstage, donning a striking white costume comprised of a fitted top and flowing pants. 359 more words


November 2016, Robert Battle

“Takademe” (1999) is a near perfect example of the constant dialogue between movement and sound. The a cappella vocalizations in the score have a scat-like quality that is captured in the intricate articulations of the limbs and torso. 211 more words


November 2016, Merce Cunningham

“Night Wandering” (1958) begins with an empty stage. Erratic piano notes and chords fill the space and create an eerie tone. Dancers, one male and one female, enter with a pattern of slow walks and slinky lunges. 419 more words