What Would *You* Dance?
Posted 16 June 2001 - 04:53 AM
Since we dancers often have dreams of being Aurora, Kitri, Odette, Juliet, etcetera, do non-dancers (namely critics) ever wish they were the ones dancing up at the Met.? If so -
What ballet? (Choreography, music, [certain arrangement], era [Romantic, classical]).
Where? (City Theatre, overseas, yadda yadda)
If it's a pas de deux, with whom? (Okay, in an idealistic world, I'd partner the most good-looking guy. But then, I'm not answering this.)
Any other nuances you think that you would add/take from the role, upon viewing others' performances.
I might just have inspired a few brains to go put on pointe shoes. ;)
Posted 16 June 2001 - 11:20 AM
Posted 17 June 2001 - 12:25 PM
Posted 17 June 2001 - 04:43 PM
I've also not had a longing to inhabit any of the roles......
however,wanting to wear some of the costumes is, indeed, another matter!
This does not, I am aware, answer your question. One role I know that I would never, ever, *ever,* be tempermentally able to undertake is Giselle.
[ 06-17-2001: Message edited by: Juliet ]
Posted 17 June 2001 - 06:47 PM
Posted 18 June 2001 - 01:32 AM
Posted 18 June 2001 - 01:48 AM
*Balanchine's Tchaikovsky pdd, Sylvia pdd, Tarantella, Who Cares?, La Sonnambula -- well, anything, really!!
*Robbin's Other Dances, The Cage
*Ashton's Thais pdd
*Petipa's Raymonda, Giselle
*Macmillan's R&J, Manon
*Pdds: Grand pas classique, La Esmeralda, Diana and Actaeon
*Bournonville's La Sylphide
*Mats Ek's Giselle
*Forsythe's In the Middle Somewhat Elevated
Posted 18 June 2001 - 09:15 AM
Posted 22 June 2001 - 03:42 PM
2) The lead in Balanchine's 'Ballo della Regina', even thought all that intricate pointe work would kill my feet.
3) The lead in Petit's 'Proust Remembered'
4) Robbins' 'Afternoon of a Faun' & 'Other Dances'
5) The lead in Ashton's 'Cinderella' with Dowell as my Prince.
Posted 24 June 2001 - 07:51 PM
Posted 25 June 2001 - 08:13 AM
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