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Houston Ballet 2000

Fernando Moraga on point, Mauricio Canete, and Ian Casady in Houston Ballet’s world premiere of Dominic Walsh’s (The Illusion of Separation.) Photo by Geoff Winningham/Courtesy of Houston Ballet. Houston Ballet: Cullen Contemproary Series Cullen Theater, Wortham Theater Center Houston, Texas October 21-24, 1999 Reviewed by Margaret Putnam The wildcatters have long ago vanished from Houston, […]

Spirit-A Journey

Spirit?A Journey in Dance, Drums, and Song Shubert Theatre Chicago, Illinois October 12-24, 1999 Reviewed by Nancy G. Moore Spirit is a misleading title for this highly amplified, multi-media extravaganza that attempts to bridge the gap between traditional Native American values and contemporary urban life. “Team spirit” is certainly present in the enthusiastic delivery of […]

Contact

Contact Lincoln Center Mitzi Newhouse Theater New York City, New York October-November, 1999 For anyone aware of Agnes de Mille’s contribution to musical theater, Contact is hardly innovative. It’s three short stories told with minimal dialogue, substituting dancing to music for conventional musicals’ singing to music in order to move the plot along. Director/choreographer Susan […]

Dance Alloy

Dance Alloy company members Michael Walsh and Gwen Hunter Ritchie are shown onscreen and onstage in Translocations: What If? Photograph by Sarah Higgins Dance Alloy McConomy Auditorium Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania September 14, 1999 Reviewed by Karen Dacko Carnegie Mellon University, has instituted Wats: On?-The Jill Watson Festival Across the Arts, an annual three-day […]

Nina Ananiashvili

Nina Ananiashvili and Principals of the Bolshoi Ballet Ted Shawn Theatre, Jacob’s Pillow Becket, Massachusetts August 25-29, 1999 Reviewed by Iris Fanger The performance by Nina Ananiashvili and eight other stars of the Bolshoi Ballet seemed like the good old days, before the end of the Iron Curtain also put an end to the Russian […]

David Taylor

David Taylor Dance Theatre Riverwalk Center Breckenridge, Colorado August 13-14, 1999 Reviewed by Janine Gastineau When the snows melt, Colorado shuts down its ski runs and earns its bread and butter through an increasingly popular venture here?the performing arts. In Breckenridge the glorious backdrop of the Rocky Mountains was the setting for a first-ever collaboration […]

Kirov Ballet

Kirov Academy students Adrienne Canterna and Jae Yong Ohm dance the pas de deux in La Bayadere for the end of term performance. Photo: Paolo Galli, Courtesy of The Kirov Academy Kirov Academy of Ballet Kirov Academy Washington, D.C. June 12, 1999 Reviewed by Judith Lynne Hanna The Kirov Academy’s Juneconcert, “To Honor Agrippina Vaganova,” […]

Monte/Brown Dance

Elisa Monte’s choreography in Hurricane Deck, here with Nadine Mose and Marden Ramos, explores the struggle between partners to communicate. Photo: Julie Lemberger Monte/Brown Dance Joyce Theater New York City, New York June 8­20, 1999 Reviewed by K.C. Patrick If you didn’t have a history of seeing the fore-running company, Elisa Monte Dance since 1981, […]

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