"An American In Paris”, adaptation of Vincente Minnelli’s 1951 film starring Gene Kelly & Leslie Caron,in preview in New York at Palace Theater on Broadway. Christopher Wheeldon , Robbie Fairchild, Leanne Cope.Theatre du chatelet.Music by Gershwin
Ballet Nacional de Cuba brought its Alonso version of Don Q to the Music Center for five performanes and while much of the signature Cuban style was on display this Don Q looked tired and uninspiring. Music by the LA Opera Orchestra and G. Duarte.
Royal Danish Ballet is currently on tour with their time travelling version of Napoli, which borrows both fashion and manners from the social world of circa 1950 Capri. With aüdditional music by Louise Alenius and new choreography by Sorella Englund
The 2016 Awakenings & Beginnings Dance Festival takes place on January 23rd at the Diavolo Performance Space in LA, and represents a powerful anniversary...
Diana Vishneva’s latest star vehicle program,"On the Edge",which premiered at Sergerstrom Center for the Arts on Wednesday, proved less edgy than its title suggested.Works by Maillot and Carlson with music by Danny Elfman and Giovanni Sollima.11/6/13
NEW YORK 2014
Wim Wenders’ PINA is the German nomination for a foreign language film for this season’s Oscars. It is unusual both for its subject (the iconic, theater dance choreographer, Pina Bausch) and because it is an art film shot in 3D, something of a first.
I first saw the Joffrey’s Nutcracker more than fifteen years ago It struck me then as being a particularly beautiful production.The staging and design for Waltz of the Snowflakes alone was well worth the price of admission. Happily, that is still tru
ArtBark International returned to Los Angeles to present its absorbing production of Alma.Sama.: Fragments and Accents from the Life of Alma M. Karlin (1889-1950)....