Boston Ballet’s rEVOLUTION is memorable because of its duel commitment: it is both enormously entertaining as well as edifying.
Dance Review: “Giselle” Now — at the Boston Ballet
The performance I saw on Friday night revealed Boston Ballet’s priorities: while the dancers possess a high degree of technical skills, they have a looser notion of nuanced acting.
Dance Review: “Full on Forsythe” — Revolutionary
William Forsythe asks dancers to go beyond their mastery of technique — in order to have the music move audiences to a higher level of emotional involvement.
Dance Review: Boston Ballet — Time After Time
Jerome Robbins makes me think about how nonverbal characters can inhabit their times.
Dance Review: Boston Ballet — Dancing in Time
La Sylphide is full of magic. It might be about magic.
Dance Review: Boston Ballet — The Whole Enchilada
Sleeping Beauty needs not only to thrill us but to carry us somewhere back into its own history.
Dance Review: Boston Ballet – Revisiting
What a treat to see choreographers of different generations concentrating on ballet itself and asking the audience to appreciate what ballet can do.
Dance Review: Classical Plus at Boston Ballet
The Boston Ballet’s program was meant as a tribute to the 100th anniversary of Finnish independence.
Dance Review: Classical, Three Ways, at Boston Ballet
All of three of these ballets adapted the classical vocabulary and demonstrated that constant evolution is what keeps classicism alive.
Dance Review: Boston Ballet’s “Kylián/ Wings of Wax”
Kylián’s astute choice of musical selections helped gave a structural shape to “Wings of Wax.”