Book Review: Astaire, Balanchine, and Kelly — The Foundations of Film Dance

September 27, 2018
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While Beth Genné proffers a terrific take on dance and its social context, she exhibits a shaky grasp of musical-theater history.

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Dance Review: Classical, Three Ways, at Boston Ballet

May 10, 2017
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All of three of these ballets adapted the classical vocabulary and demonstrated that constant evolution is what keeps classicism alive.

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Dance Review: Stepping Way Way Out

July 26, 2006
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Karole Armitage, once known as a “punk ballerina,” brings her dance troupe to the Berkshires. By Debra Cash Where has dancer Karole Armitage gone? Is “gone” a verb or adjective? Why has she put an exclamation mark smack in the middle of her new company’s name? The articulate choreographer with A-list artist friends, sweethearts and…

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