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Ballet Hispanico in Annabelle Lopez Ochoa's 'Sombrerismo' | Photo Paula Lobo Ballet Hispanico in Annabelle Lopez Ochoa's 'Sombrerismo' | Photo Paula Lobo

REVIEW: Fall For Dance Festival 2013 at New York City Center | Program 3

Program 3 American Ballet Theater  Colin Dunne Ballet Hispanico  Introdans  Fall for Dance’s third program takes off with an American modern dance classic, visits an Irish step dancer, peaks with a world premiere by a Colombian-Belgian choreographer on a Latino dance company, and concludes with a Dutch company in a…

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Gallim in "Blush" Gallim in "Blush"

REVIEW: Gallim’s Blush at BAM

Dance has the special distinction of being both the pinnacle and precursor of society. Long before there were pointe shoes, galas and gilded theaters, dance bridged the gap between animals and early humans, in many cultures playing a critical role in the formation of a collective identity. On Wednesday night…

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Zvi Gotheiner's "Chairs" | Photo Grace Courvoisier Zvi Gotheiner's "Chairs" | Photo Grace Courvoisier

Celebrate Dance 2013 at The Ailey Citigroup Theater

Kicking off their season at The Ailey Citigroup Theater, the Steps Repertory Ensemble has proven once again their devotion to collaboration in Celebrate Dance 2013.  Led by Artistic Director, Claire Livingstone, this company of twelve dancers showcased the choreography of six emerging and established artists, April 18-20, 2013. Always enamored…

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Carla Körbes and Seth Orza in Jean-Christophe Maillot’s Roméo et Juliette. Photo | © Angela Sterling. Carla Körbes and Seth Orza in Jean-Christophe Maillot’s Roméo et Juliette | Photo © Angela Sterling

REVIEW: Pacific Northwest Ballet’s Roméo et Juliette at City Center

For some, Romeo and Juliet is a story of love.  For others, it is a tale of tragic fate.  But in Pacific Northwest Ballet’s production, which ran last weekend at City Center, it is primarily a story of adolescence — which provides a duly tormented backdrop for the story’s central…

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Kidd Pivot's "Tempest Replica" | Photo Jorg Baumann Kidd Pivot's "Tempest Replica" | Photo Jorg Baumann

REVIEW: Kidd Pivot’s “The Tempest Replica” at the Joyce Theater

Rock-star choreographer. Shakespeare. Cool, full-body costumes that turn top-notch dancers into chalk-white mannequins. On the surface, Kidd Pivot’s “Tempest Replica,” which ran at the Joyce last week, was replete with intriguing ingredients. Unfortunately, however, they didn’t combine as successfully as promised. True to its name, “Tempest Replica” distills the Bard’s…

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Ballet Next in "Tintinnabuli" | Photo Paul B. Goode Ballet Next in "Tintinnabuli" | Photo Paul B. Goode

REVIEW: Ballet Next at the Joyce Theater

Ballet Next opened its season at the Joyce Theater Tuesday with Alison Cook Beatty’s premier of “Tinntinnabuli.” Set to Arvo Part’s “Tabula Rasa”. The piece begins on a solemn note. The audience is peering in on a dark and fearful hour. Michele Wiles prays desperately into a beam of light…

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