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Mme. Hermine

Sunday, September 29

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Judith Mackrell reviews Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet for The Guardian:

http://www.theguardian.com/stage/2013/sep/29/cedar-lake-contemporary-ballet

On one level, Crystal Pite is a refreshingly literal choreographer. In Ten Duets on a Theme of Rescue – the highlight of this Cedar Lake programme – we see vivid variations on the theme of danger and recovery: a dancer running helplessly as he tries to catch an extended hand, a man cradling a woman whose body is stiff with dread.

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Alastair Macaulay reviews the "Just for Fun" program at NYCB:

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/30/arts/dance/works-with-a-playful-streak-at-city-ballet.html?_r=0

Animals, playing cards, seasons: in all three items in the “Just for Fun” program at New York City Ballet on Friday, dancers continually portrayed something other than themselves. The program, at the David H. Koch Theater, encouraged you to see ballet as an art of representation.

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Gia Kourlas reviews the Fall for Dance Festival at City Center:

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/30/arts/dance/fall-for-dance-starts-in-india-and-ends-in-harlem.html

When the Fall for Dance Festival works, it seems as if you’ve taken a trip around the world. The second program was unveiled on Friday night at City Center. The voyage started in India with the company Nrityagram and ended uptown with the Dance Theater of Harlem.

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