La Sylphide is full of magic. It might be about magic.
Marcia B. Siegel
Going beyond the reasonable concept, there was the New York Theatre Ballet’s performance.
Sutra was a curious mix of reverence and virtuosity, lavish movement and intricate music — over an hour’s worth of changing forms. I found it intriguing and untrackable.
Kelley Donovan believes every dancer should own her movement, not just perform it.
What a treat to see choreographers of different generations concentrating on ballet itself and asking the audience to appreciate what ballet can do.
The show, organized by associate director of BB II Peter Stark, was built to show off the talents and challenge the performing chops of the young dancers.
Performance has always included sex and physicality in its attractions. Koubi’s work tries to move the spectators to a higher level.
A quartet of critics serve up the highlights in dance for 2017.
One thing the traditional Nutcracker doesn’t do is funny, though it can be charming and even amusing.
One fascinating aspect of this collaboration is that the dance and music harmonize but don’t mimic each other.