Posts Tagged ‘Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance’

I Come to Praise

Written by City Arts on . Posted in Arts & Film

Anna Liceica and The Joffrey Survive I want to give high praise to ex-American Ballet Theater soloist Anna Liceica, now a member of Ballet Verité, who danced recently month at a concert honoring Levi HaLevi. He was a rabbi and civil rights activist who was the father-in-law of Verité choreographer Seth Gertsacov. In Manhattan Movement [&hellip
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Mavericks of American Dance

Written by Susan Reiter on . Posted in NY Press Exclusive

The Joffrey Ballet was an integral, vibrant element of the New York dance scene during the 1960s, ‘70s and ‘80s, but more recently it has barely been visible in the city. For those who attended its performances (at one point, the highly popular company had two six-week seasons a year at City Center) during those [&hellip
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