bestnom1000x50
All Authors >

MARCIA B. SIEGEL

Latest Articles

list_dancetiger

Illusion and bedrock

Invisible Wings, plus Henri Oguike and Bridgman/Packer at Jacob’s Pillow
Oguike, I think, makes movement like a mime artist.
By: MARCIA B. SIEGEL  |  August 27, 2007

listTAYLO1

Dances with character

Headlong Dance Theater, Chunky Move, Paul Taylor
Dancers are working with character more frequently, after decades of choreography drenched in physical accomplishment.
By: MARCIA B. SIEGEL  |  August 01, 2007

list_20_Kabuki_TOP_Fist_Hee

Neo-hoodoo and street kabuki

Fist and Heel at Concord’s Summer Stages and Kabuki in New York
Tradition: how to preserve it in a globalized modern culture.
By: MARCIA B. SIEGEL  |  July 24, 2007

listMisnomer3

Knots

Misnomer at Concord Academy
Like its name, Misnomer Dance Theater seems devoted to contrariness.
By: MARCIA B. SIEGEL  |  July 17, 2007

list_SusanMarshall__DSC5974

Postmodern cabaret

Susan Marshall and Doug Varone at Bard
The Spiegeltent at Bard College fits into two big trucks and can be raised in a couple of days by a crew of workers.
By: MARCIA B. SIEGEL  |  July 10, 2007

list_sleepingbeauty

Two tales retold

NYCB’s The Nightingale and the Rose, ABT’s Sleeping Beauty
The big ballet companies are shackled tighter than ever to the idea of the story ballet.
By: MARCIA B. SIEGEL  |  June 12, 2007



list_stringbeans

Adventurous demos

Lorraine Chapman’s The Floating World , Snappy’s String Beings
With a variety of scrims, opaque panels, and lighting tricks, the seven dancers became the source for a dreamy succession of images by new-media artist Jonathan Bachrach.
By: MARCIA B. SIEGEL  |  June 05, 2007

061117_list_swan.jpg

Swans under glass

The Kirov’s anti-extravaganza
The third act of Swan Lake is a ritual, signifying the transfer of royal power.
By: MARCIA B. SIEGEL  |  November 04, 2008
< prev  1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7  | 

Most Popular