Author Archives: Karen

Afternoon of a Faun: Tanaquil LeClercq

Afternoon of a Faun: Tanaquil LeClercq Written, Directed and Produced by Nancy Buirski From the opening moments of this film, which include grainy old footage of Tanaquil LeClercq and Jacques D’Amboise performing Jerome Robbins’ Afternoon of a Faun, it’s clear … Continue reading

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Little Dancer – Guggenheim Works and Process

Little Dancer Works and Process at The Guggenheim October 5, 2014 Inspired by the obscure ballerina who posed for the famed Edgar Degas sculpture Little Dancer Aged Fourteen, the new musical Little Dancer follows model Marie Van Goethem as she … Continue reading

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Misse and Centurion at Dardo Galletto Studios

Gabriel Misse & Analia Centurion Teaching Seminar at Dardo Galletto Studios August 12, 2014 To lay my credentials on the table up front: I am not a tango dancer, nor did I have any prior experience or knowledge of tango … Continue reading

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Boston Ballet at Lincoln Center

Boston Ballet David H. Koch Theatre June 25, 2014 Photos courtesy of Boston Ballet . The ballet fan living in New York City is a privileged person. We have two of the world’s finest companies presenting works on an ongoing … Continue reading

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MorDance’s Second Season at Sheen Center

MorDance Our Second Season May 17, 2014 The Sheen Center All photos by Kelsey H Campbell . MorDance is a young company of accomplished ballet dancers in the process of developing their unique voice. Their contemporary dances stay close to … Continue reading

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Dance Theatre of Harlem at Rose Theater

Dance Theatre of Harlem Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Rose Theater April 23, 2014 Program A . Dance Theatre of Harlem made its comeback in 2013, ending a nine year hiatus brought on by financial difficulties. Since then, they have toured … Continue reading

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Tony Morales – For You

Morales Dance presents For You An Evening of Traditional Modern Dance The Ailey Citigroup Theater April 18, 2014 All Photos by Rachel Neville . Though they’ve been working together since 1997, Morales Dance is new to me. Yet from the … Continue reading

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Where Defects Are Virtues

And then I said, “Can I do the interview now, Don Pablo, because it’s getting late, and I have to go back to Santiago?” And he said, “What interview?” “Well, I came to interview you.” He said, “No way. I … Continue reading

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TAKE Dance at Galapagos Art Space

TAKE Dance at Galapagos Art Space Thursday, April 10, 2014 In the cabaret setting of Galapagos Art Space, TAKE Dance Company presented two world premieres, each one choreographed by a dancer from the company. The dance made by Kile Hotchkiss … Continue reading

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Nai-Ni Chen in Rehearsal

Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company Open Rehearsal at Red Bean Studio Friday, March 21, 2014 photo by Joseph Wagner On April 26 and 27, the Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company will be presenting A Celebration of Live Music & Dance at the … Continue reading

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