Monthly Archives: July 2009

Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet at Jacob’s Pillow
in Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui’s Orbo Novo

In 1933, modern dance founder Ted Shawn established Jacob’s Pillow in the idyllic Berkshire mountains of Massachusetts. This dance festival and school has grown over time but, with weathered barn boards and picturesque grounds, it still retains a rustic charm. … Continue reading

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Alonzo King, The Martha Graham Company,
Rebecca Stenn and Ben Munisteri

My former ballet teacher, Christiane Clark, chided us one day “Everybody can do double pirouettes! Doubles are not enough. You have to do more.” These words came to mind as I watched Alonzo King’s LINES Ballet in Dust and Light. … Continue reading

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