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Posts Tagged "Ballet"

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Face in a Crowd

By Siobhan Burke There were no program notes to go with Elad Lassry’s performance at The Kitchen last weekend. Nothing identifying the ten elite ballet dancers—four from American Ballet Theatre, six currently or formerly with ...

Sep, 21

A Better Option?

A couple of weeks ago, I posted two of Troy Schumacher’s photographs of fellow ballet dancers’ feet, accompanied by some of his thoughts. Since then, there has been a lot of discussion in the comments ...

Jul, 18

We call it “dance therapy”

By Troy Schumacher, as told to Claudia La Rocco When I see these photos, especially the one of the foot missing a toenail—it makes me think how we as dancers are so used to seeing ...

Jul, 05

Just Because

New York City Ballet has just announced that its fall gala will be dedicated to Valentino, who is designing costumes for three works by Peter Martins: a new ballet set to selections from Tschaikovsky’s Eugene ...

Jun, 05

Alien Species

Further (unnecessary) proof that, though ballet and contemporary performance folks occupy the same universe, they never have lived on the same planet. Sent to me by a respected (inebriated?) curator … who really should see ...

Sep, 20


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