In Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Alice asks herself, “what is the use of a book without pictures”. Christopher Wheeldon, in his adaptation of "Alice" fills the stage with an excess of dance and theatricality in a superb production.
On Saturday at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center, the current franchise of European, ballet modernism was front and center in a program with works by Jirí Kylián, Jorma Elo, and Alejandro Cerrudo. Aspen Santa Fe is a contemporary chamber ballet.
In New York Tuesday, one reviewer said, that the Moiseyev Dance Company was in the midst of performances that “poured energy from the stage”. Maryiinsky Ballet made no such impression on Wednesday in their version of Swan Lake at Segerstrom.