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American Dance: The Complete Illustrated History

My first book, American Dance: The Complete Illustrated History, was recently published by Voyageur Press. Click here for more information and to order.

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American Dance: The Complete Illustrated History

My first book, American Dance: The Complete Illustrated History, was recently published by Voyageur Press. Click here for more information and to order.

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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.

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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.

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6000 Miles Away–or, a Love Letter to Sylvie Guillem

[Read this article on The Huffington Post.] To American ballet fans younger than 35 or so, Sylvie Guillem is a mythical creature. We missed her years as the star of first the Paris Opéra Ballet and then the Royal Ballet.

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6000 Miles Away–or, a Love Letter to Sylvie Guillem

[Read this article on The Huffington Post.] To American ballet fans younger than 35 or so, Sylvie Guillem is a mythical creature. We missed her years as the star of first the Paris Opéra Ballet and then the Royal Ballet.

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Mad Science: David Neumann/Advanced Beginner Group’s “Restless Eye”

[Read this review on The Huffington Post.] “I’m interested in an irrational response to our perceived place in the universe.” So says choreographer David Neumann in his program notes for Restless Eye, which runs through April 1 at New York Live

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Mad Science: David Neumann/Advanced Beginner Group’s “Restless Eye”

[Read this review on The Huffington Post.] “I’m interested in an irrational response to our perceived place in the universe.” So says choreographer David Neumann in his program notes for Restless Eye, which runs through April 1 at New York Live

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Pam Tanowitz’s Untitled (The Blue Ballet)

[Read this review on The Huffington Post.] The relationship between ballet and modern dance is at best uneasy. You might say they have trust issues. Ballet dancers tend to condescend to modern choreography, polishing the life out of it —

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Pam Tanowitz’s Untitled (The Blue Ballet)

[Read this review on The Huffington Post.] The relationship between ballet and modern dance is at best uneasy. You might say they have trust issues. Ballet dancers tend to condescend to modern choreography, polishing the life out of it —