Monthly Archives: May 2012

2012-05-26-seomuntagirovgs

Rooting for the Home Team: American Ballet Theatre’s La Bayadère

[Read this review on The Huffington Post.] During American Ballet Theatre’s Metropolitan Opera House season, it’s rare to see a dancer who is still a work in progress perform a leading role. The company can’t afford to take risks when it

2012-05-26-seomuntagirovgs

Rooting for the Home Team: American Ballet Theatre’s La Bayadère

[Read this review on The Huffington Post.] During American Ballet Theatre’s Metropolitan Opera House season, it’s rare to see a dancer who is still a work in progress perform a leading role. The company can’t afford to take risks when it

VioletKid2-Julieta Cervantes

Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet at the Joyce Theater

[Read this review on The Huffington Post.] Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet has a repertoire full of “sock ballets,” typified by the thin socks the dancers often wear to help them glide over the floor, but also by a general slipperiness.

VioletKid2-Julieta Cervantes

Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet at the Joyce Theater

[Read this review on The Huffington Post.] Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet has a repertoire full of “sock ballets,” typified by the thin socks the dancers often wear to help them glide over the floor, but also by a general slipperiness.

2012-05-12-mesoiseaux

In Bloom: New York City Ballet’s Spring Gala

[Read this review on The Huffington Post.] Ballet galas can be disheartening affairs — miscellaneous collections of orphaned pas de deux, presented with little concern for programming beyond projecting the least interesting, “ta-da” aspects of ballet to the (not actually)

2012-05-12-mesoiseaux

In Bloom: New York City Ballet’s Spring Gala

[Read this review on The Huffington Post.] Ballet galas can be disheartening affairs — miscellaneous collections of orphaned pas de deux, presented with little concern for programming beyond projecting the least interesting, “ta-da” aspects of ballet to the (not actually)

(L-R) Lawrence Cassella, Eleanor Smith and Molly Poerstel in Ivy Baldwin's "Ambient Cowboy." Photo by Aram Jibilian.

Found Objects: Ivy Baldwin’s Ambient Cowboy

[Read this review on The Huffington Post.] Ivy Baldwin is a collector of steps. I imagine her gathering them the way a wine enthusiast amasses bottles, with an eye for quality and taste, storing them in the cool cellar of

(L-R) Lawrence Cassella, Eleanor Smith and Molly Poerstel in Ivy Baldwin's "Ambient Cowboy." Photo by Aram Jibilian.

Found Objects: Ivy Baldwin’s Ambient Cowboy

[Read this review on The Huffington Post.] Ivy Baldwin is a collector of steps. I imagine her gathering them the way a wine enthusiast amasses bottles, with an eye for quality and taste, storing them in the cool cellar of