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Published: 05/13/2013 by Steven Woodruff in Reviews
Ballet BC in a program of three works by Molnar, Godani ,and Walerski at the Irvine Barclay Theater. Ballet BC channels Euro Zone companies such as NDT and Frankfurt Ballet. The company recently produced a modernized Giselle by Jose Nava
Choreographer Boris Eifman is fascinated by characters living beyond the brink of sanity or obsession.The company's new Rodin is a freewheeling work that blends past & present in an impressionistic work.It features modern ballet & vivid theatrics.
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater has a new look.Count them among the growing list of American companies embracing the Euro Zone with additions of works by Naharin and Kylián to the repertory.Additional works by Battle and Abraham. Reviewed in L.A.
Published: 04/16/2013 by Reviewed by Steven Woodruff in Reviews
LA Dance Festival 2013 opened on Saturday at the Brewery’s Diavolo Theater.LA's newest dance company Ate9 performed an extended excerpt from Sally meets Stu. Also featured, Lula Washington Dance Theater. The program included 8 companies.
Published: 04/01/2013 by Steven Woodruff in Reviews
LA Ballet begins with a series of two all Balanchine programs. Reviewed here are The Four Temperaments, La Sonnambula, Tchaikovsky Pas de Deux, and Concerto Barocco in a performance that took place at the Alex Theatre. Reviewed by Steven Woodruff.
Published: 02/11/2013 by Steven Woodruff in Reviews
Review of Hamburg Ballet 's The Little Mermaid. The eccentric and bleak version of the Hans Christian Andersen tale was performed on the Segerstrom dance series. Music by Lera Auerbach.Neumeier's is a fantastically detailed theatrical production.
Steven Woodruff reviews Joffrey Ballet in its stunning Rite of Spring.On the program, After the Rain with music by Arvo Part and choreography by Wheeldon, Son of Chamber Symphony with music by John Adams choreographed by Welch. Stravinsky turns 100.
Published: 12/06/2012 by Steven Woodruff in Reviews
L.A. Ballet’s Nutcracker puts a personalized stamp on America’s most often seen classical production. The ballet is location friendly, set in 1912 Los Angeles with a partying film mogul as Drosselmeyer. Performance at the Alex Theatre, Dec. 2012.
For the concluding piece on Friday’s program at Segerstrom Center for the Arts,McIntyre and his company of brave dancers headed outside for a multi-media finale on the plaza just as an eerie,chill fog rolled in from behind Serra's towering sculpture.
Published: 11/21/2012 by Reviewed by Steven Woodruff in Reviews
CSULB Dance Department in an evening of restaged works by Bill T. Jones.Program included Reading,Mercy and The Artificial Nigger,and Mercy 10 x 8 on a Circle.Music by Daniel Bernard Roumain. Works were created in 2003 by Jones and New York Live Arts.