Monday, April 16
Posted 16 April 2012 - 11:54 AM
Posted 16 April 2012 - 11:56 AM
But choreographer Sewell's classical roots are showing in "Opus 131," an involving and imaginative contemporary ballet that features the Grammy-winning Parker Quartet performing one of Beethoven's last and most innovative string quartets at each performance during the company's spring fortnight at the Cowles Center.
Posted 16 April 2012 - 11:59 AM
Posted 16 April 2012 - 12:02 PM
Stephanie Bussell, who danced with the company for eight years until August 2011, said CBT dancers tend to form a tight-knit group to defend against the organization’s dysfunction. “In the last couple of years, things got so out of control,” Bussell said
Posted 16 April 2012 - 01:23 PM
She's not exactly obese, I can't help noticing. These things are relative. By ballet's standards she is quite well-upholstered. The constant pressure to be obscenely skinny, critics maintain, puts dancers' well-being at risk, leading to eating disorders and injury.
Posted 16 April 2012 - 01:25 PM
The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
After the exciting and challenging artistic ambition of the company's two previous productions -- "Uncommon" in February and "A Streetcar Named Desire" in March -- "Coppelia" was a return to the familiar pleasures of classic romantic-era ballet.
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
But for the most part the comic timing was spot on, helped by the astute accompaniment of conductor Charles Barker and the orchestra as they romped through Leo Delibes' sparkling score.
Posted 16 April 2012 - 01:28 PM
The Seattle Times
The company performed this masterfully, although the piece didn't match my tastes. Compared to the spare and deliberate moves in Balanchine's early work, the dancing in "Carmina" is baroque, ornate and abundant.
Posted 16 April 2012 - 01:31 PM
In 2007, she took part in an intensive seminar for future dance leaders organized by England’s DanceEast; its head, Assis Carreiro, is also Canadian. After that, Rojo was selected to take up a fully funded, one-month career placement with an artistic director of her choice: the National Ballet of Canada’s Karen Kain.
Posted 16 April 2012 - 01:34 PM
He added that L.A. Dance Project is close to finding a permanent space in the city, and that "the goal is to have a home."
Posted 18 April 2012 - 10:33 AM
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