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Photos: Boston Ballet's The Nutcracker (2010)

 At the Opera House through December 31.
 At the Opera House through December 31.
By: ERIC ANTONIOU  |  December 01, 2010


Basic flamenco

 A no-frills, thrilling evening
Gitanería , the flamenco show headed by Angelita Vargas and Jairo Barrull, doesn’t feature smoky duets, theatrical staging, or gorgeous gowns with 10-foot ruffly trains.
By: MARCIA SIEGEL  |  November 29, 2010

Review: Basil Twist's Petrushka

Plus Alwin Nikolais at Boston Conservatory
Puppetry is as old as theater itself.
By: MARCIA B. SIEGEL  |  November 16, 2010


Review: Trajal Harrell's vogue and anti-vogue

Plus Boston Ballet's La Bayadère
Trajal Harrell's 20 Looks or Paris Is Burning at Judson Church (S) is as obscure as its title.
By: MARCIA B. SIEGEL  |  November 10, 2010


Review: Boston Ballet's La Bayadère

Temple of love
The Ballet's opening-night performance confirmed that La Bayadère should visit the Hub more often.
By: JEFFREY GANTZ  |  November 12, 2010


Review: Boston Ballet's fifth 'Night of Stars'

Promise of things to come
Now that Boston Ballet has settled into the Opera House (after nearly 30 years at the Wang Theatre) and its "Night of Stars" gala has turned five — well, the thrill might not be gone, but the novelty has worn off.
By: JEFFREY GANTZ  |  October 28, 2010


Review: Rubberbandance at the ICA

Slinks and kinks
Hip-hop, in common with tap dancing, can look like a succession of tricks when it's not grounded by a story or a great personality.
By: MARCIA B. SIEGEL  |  October 28, 2010


Review: A House in Bali

Evan Ziporyn's tenuous idyll
A House in Bali , Evan Ziporyn's dense syncretic opera, regales you with sounds, moves, images, and contradictions. It's a little like visiting Bali for the first time. The strangeness can be overwhelming, but you'll never forget the clangor.
By: MARCIA B. SIEGEL  |  October 12, 2010


Review: Caitlin Corbett, Daniel McCusker, and Kelley Donovan at the ICA

Sound and fury
The title of Daniel McCusker's premiere at the Institute of Contemporary Art last weekend was Hidden Noise , but the sound template for the five works on the program was noise in plain earshot.
By: JEFFREY GANTZ  |  October 05, 2010


Review: Doug Elkins's Fräulein Maria

The jest of music at the Paramount
Doug Elkins's Fräulein Maria at the Paramount
By: MARCIA B. SIEGEL  |  September 28, 2010


Fall Dance Preview: Kick up your heels!

Dance around town
Fall dance starts at the very beginning, which is a very good place to start, with Doug Elkins and Friends’ hilarious send-up of The Sound of Music , and continues straight through to the brink of the holiday season with an authentic Gypsy “Ole!” from a pair of flamenco cousins.
By: DEBRA CASH  |  September 16, 2010



Students and teachers at the Arsenal
Teaching is a deep experience in tap dancing, and it's not confined to technique instruction in the studio.
By: MARCIA B. SIEGEL  |  August 24, 2010


Review: The Trocks at Jacob's Pillow

Also Kyle Abraham
Seeing Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo a week ago Wednesday in Jacob's Pillow's rustic Ted Shawn Theatre, surrounded by nattering mosquitoes, katydids, and picnickers, was probably no more incongruous than the mission of the company itself.
By: MARCIA B. SIEGEL  |  August 17, 2010


Double exposure

Jenny Holzer and Miguel Gutierrez at the ICA, Monica Bill Barnes at Jacob's Pillow
Summer Stages Dance and the Institute of Contemporary Art's second "Co-Lab" production a week ago Wednesday was less like a team effort than a game with a stacked deck.
By: MARCIA B. SIEGEL  |  August 04, 2010


Tales of a country boy

Dan Wagoner’s handmade dance
Summer Stages Dance kicked off its 2010 performance series at Concord Academy a week ago Thursday with a film of a woman setting the table.
By: MARCIA B. SIEGEL  |  July 22, 2010


Photos: Boston Ballet tours Spain

Scenes from the Boston Ballet's five-week tour of Spain
Boston Ballet dancers Jeffrey Cirio and Sabi Varga "have been snapping images like crazy" during the company's five-week trip to Spain -- see what they caught in their lens.


Photos: Boston Ballet presents Black & White (2010)

Boston Ballet presents Jiří Kylián’s Black & White
Boston Ballet's reprise of Jiří Kylián’s Black & White
By: ROSALIE O'CONNOR  |  May 28, 2010


Second sight

Boston Ballet reprises Jiří Kylián’s Black & White
May in Boston has always been Storybook Ballet Month, as Boston Ballet finished off its season with Swan Lake or Sleeping Beauty or Don Quixote , something classical and highbrow and reassuring. That, after all, is what Boston audiences want, right?
By: JEFFREY GANTZ  |  May 28, 2010


Sparring with the Ultimate

Boston Ballet in The Four Temperaments, Apollo, and Theme and Variations
There’s never been a more brilliant exemplar of the ballet art than George Balanchine.
By: MARICA B. SIEGEL  |  May 11, 2010


Theme and variations

Boston Ballet’s ‘Ultimate Balanchine’
George Balanchine was famous for “non-story” ballets, but when you put three of his works — the usual number to fill up an evening — together, you always get some kind of narrative.
By: JEFFREY GANTZ  |  May 13, 2010



Tim Rushton bring existential relevance to town
Choreographer Tim Rushton makes unusual, high-powered dance movement and blends it with slick but modest theatrical appurtenances, sound scores that claim your attention, and important program notes.
By: MARCIA B. SIEGEL  |  May 04, 2010

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