Monthly Archives: October 2009

American Ballet Theater at Avery Fisher Hall

In recent years, American Ballet Theater has held their Fall season in New York’s City Center theatre, but this year they performed at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center.

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Balletto Teatro di Torino in Primo Toccare

Balletto Teatro di Torino toured to the U.S. for the first time, appearing at New York City’s Joyce Theater. They brought two programmes, one of which was Primo Toccare, an evening-length work by Matteo Levaggi.

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Interview: Choreographer Keely Garfield

Interview with Keely Garfield

I’ve long been a fan of Keely Garfield’s work. Her nutty sense of humor, her surreal vignettes, the honest emotions that well up in her work, it all combines to make for a rich, enigmatic, and yet ultimately satisfying experience. I was very pleased to catch up with this elusive choreographer in Brooklyn, New York, and find out something about the artist behind these amazing works.

An abbreviated version of this interview appeared in Dance Europe magazine. I’m delighted to share with you here a longer, more rambling version of our chat.

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Tango Stars: Fernanda Ghi and Guillermo Merlo

Great Argentine Tango dancers all have something unique: Guillermina Quiroga and Cesar Coelho feature their athleticism; Gabriel Missé and Natalia Hills spotlight their mastery of classical intricacies; the great Facundo Posadas draws you in with the warm, understated elegance of … Continue reading

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