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26343 Cuba's Dance Revolution and Its Stars  
Renate Stendhal, Ph.D.
In the last half of the 20th century, most of the excitement in classical ballet has come from Russia. When Rudolf Nureyev defected from the Kirov Ballet in 1961, it was a world ... Issue Date: 9 / 2008

26001 A Season of Joys with 'Nutcracker'  
Jean Battey Lewis
Among the harbingers of the holiday season, none is more captivating than "The Nutcracker." The ballet begins at a wonderful Christmas party, full of merriment and high spirits. ... Issue Date: 1 / 2008

23898 New York's Chamber Dance Project: Up Close and Personal  
Susan Tenaglia
An intimate, informal atmosphere, which brings the audience close enough to hear a dancer''s breath, is the hallmark of the Chamber Dance Project. Symphony Space is one of ... Issue Date: 6 / 2004

23696 Isadora Lives: Dancers Continue the Legacy  
Katherine Jaeger
Isadora Duncan''s groundbreaking art still delights audiences through the efforts of four faithful generations of proteges. Thanks to them, the "mother of modern dance" lives ... Issue Date: 2 / 2004

23435 Building on the Graham Tradition: Buglisi/Foreman Dance  
Susan Tenaglia
Former Martha Graham principal dancers Jacqulyn Buglisi and Donlin Foreman have preserved their mentor''s passion and drama in thirty diverse works, filtered through their ... Issue Date: 11 / 2003

21490 Pacific Northwest Ballet Goes Global:The Exotic Men of Ballet  
Leland Windreich
With six male dancers from such faraway places as Mongolia, Uzbekistan, and Siberia, Seattle''s Pacific Northwest Ballet is staging especially exotic ... Issue Date: 5 / 2001

20933 Ballet: Today and Tomorrow  
Doris Hering
In America, the best hope to feed the growing number of regional companies'' voracious appetite for repertoire is through supplying shorter works by the gifted new generation ... Issue Date: 6 / 2000

21021 Boston Ballet's Anna-Marie Holmes: The Russian Connection  
Leland Windreich
Trained in the Russian style of classical dance, Canadian-born Boston Ballet director Anna-Marie Holmes keeps strong artistic links with ballet in St. ... Issue Date: 1 / 2000

18419 Stephen Petronio Mirrors the Times: Postmodern Salvation  
Susan Tenaglia
With one millennial work based upon Dante''s Inferno successfully staged, Post-Modernist choreographer Stephen Petronio is going to the edge in redefining his ... Issue Date: 7 / 1999

18713 New York City Ballet at 50: A Charmed Troupe  
Doris Hering
The New York City Ballet is at the pinnacle of American dance. But how long can it maintain its lofty position without the likes of legendary founding figures Lincoln ... Issue Date: 5 / 1999

17756 Pacific Northwest Ballet's 'Silver Lining'  
Leland Windreich
In its twenty-fifth anniversary season, the very capable Pacific Northwest Ballet has premiered a remarkable ballet based on the music of cherished composer Jerome ... Issue Date: 10 / 1998

17430 Rise of the Blockbuster Ballet  
Leland Windreich
As the twentieth century draws to a close, American ballet companies are reinventing the three-act dance drama popular a hundred years ago but since then largely replaced by more ... Issue Date: 3 / 1998

16148 Kirov Academy Strikes Gold: Two Varna Winners  
Stephen Henkin
Dance is meant to be a transcendent experience, lifting both performer and audience to new aesthetic and, occasionally, ethereal heights. Yet even in the dance world, where such ... Issue Date: 3 / 1997

15252 Heidi Duckler's Collage Dance Theatre: On-Site Inventions  
Camille Lefevre
Kiddie wading pools, vacuum cleaners, hair dryers, and bridal gowns starred in Heidi Duckler''s vibrant, zany dances of the early eighties. "I wanted the stuff of life as ... Issue Date: 11 / 1996

15460 Streb/Ringside Dance Company: Still Defying Gravity  
Susan Tenaglia
Watching Streb/Ringside dancers perform, I envisioned dance in the twenty-first century. I imagined dancers hurtling themselves into space like rockets and "shooting" gracefully ... Issue Date: 9 / 1996

14809 New Flight for 'The Winged': Limon Dance Company at 50  
Doris Hering
Ask the members of any dance company, Modern or ballet, what they most enjoy, and the answer probably won''t have much to do with money or overseas travel, or even enthusiastic ... Issue Date: 7 / 1996

13768 Dance's Feminine Force  
Susan Tenaglia
Modern Dance choreographers/performers Margie Gillis and Jennifer Muller have both given audiences a lot to applaud-- and think about--over the past twenty ... Issue Date: 11 / 1995

13346 Washington's Venerable School of Ballet: 'The Barre Never Closes'  
Stephen Henkin
Like an intricate ballet requiring a complexity of step and style, so goes the demanding, daily schedule at the Washington School of Ballet (WSB), which unlike most schools also ... Issue Date: 6 / 1995

13711 Miami City Ballet: Three Balanchine Jewels  
Jean Battey Lewis
Balanchine protege Edward Villella, now director of the Miami City Ballet, has reunited three of the master choreographer''s greatest dancers to stage a stunning ... Issue Date: 5 / 1995

13488 Atlanta Ballet Redivivus  
Doris Hering
The invitation read, "It happens, on average, every 32.5 years"; and the recipient was urged to attend a Veterans Day reception at which the Atlanta Ballet''s new artistic ... Issue Date: 3 / 1995

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