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Australian Ballet Makes Big Impression in New York City

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Fifty years is a milestone definitely worth celebrating, and the Australian Ballet’s anniversary programming includes its first New York performances since 1999. Now led by former principal dancer David McAllister, the company is bringing two new programs of works to its repertory. The mixed bill, entitled Infinity, includes the latest collaboration with Bangarra Dance Theatre, [&hellip
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Two Choreographers Come Together at Joyce

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dancepic If you’re a freelance choreographer, you go where the work is. For Peter Quanz, that has meant trips to Cuba, Siberia and Hong Kong. Jodie Gates’ choreographic assignments have taken her to Berlin and many U.S. cities, including Washington, D.C., Denver and Philadelphia. Both have found a home base from which to coordinate and balance [&hellip
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Boylston Lands her ‘Dream Role’ Dancing in ‘Swan Lake’

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Isabella Boylston. Photo by Rosalie O'Connor. This is Isabella Boylston’s big bird season. The engaging American Ballet Theatre soloist, who has been injecting a vibrant personality and crisp virtuosity into her roles since joining the company in 2007, is taking on two big new assignments: those iconic ballet birds, the Swan Queen and the Firebird. She makes her debut as Odette/Odile [&hellip
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Company Highlights Choreographers Who Are Less Well Known

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Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet is now at Joyce Theater. Visiting companies coming to town often offer programs featuring what might be termed the usual suspects—works by the same few choreographers tend to appear in many repertories. But one of the youngest local troupes, Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet, is also one of the most individual in its point of view and repertory choices. In particular, [&hellip
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Company Highlights Choreographers Who Are Less Well Known

Written by Susan Reiter on . Posted in Arts & Film

cedarlake Visiting companies coming to town often offer programs featuring what might be termed the usual suspects—works by the same few choreographers tend to appear in many repertories. But one of the youngest local troupes, Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet, is also one of the most individual in its point of view and repertory choices. In particular, [&hellip
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On 150th Birthday, Loïe Fuller Comes Back to Life

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2294042316_57890fe7ff_t(2) The images of Loïe Fuller—her swirls of fabric illuminated by multicolored lighting—have resonated for over a century. This independent, innovative, fiercely curious and self-educated woman first hit the stage as a child actress. But she developed her own unique—and powerfully influential—brand of dance, inventing something that fit no existing categories, at a time before “modern [&hellip
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That’s a TAKE

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Nichole Canuso Dance Company comes to 3LD By Susan Reiter Philadelphia has an active dance scene, but companies and artists from that nearby city rarely show their work in New York. One of its busier dancer-choreographers, Nichole Canuso, is coming to town this week with an installation piece entitled TAKES.  In this hour-long work, Canuso [&hellip
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