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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

This article originally appeared in Voice of Dance (http://www.voiceofdance.org) on August 27, 2007. Nureyev: The Russian Years / PBS "Great Performances" / August 29, 2007 Rudolph Nureyev. Photo courtesy Thirteen/WNET New York. Rudolph Nureyev (1938-1993), the Tatar ballet dancer, was a phenomenon before America and the world at large ever heard of him. Now there's a TV documentary supporting that position. Nureyev: The Russian Years, a joint project of WNET and the BBC, has its American premiere August 29 in the PBS "Great Performances" … [Read more...]

Second Thoughts

This article originally appeared in Voice of Dance (http://www.voiceofdance.org) on August 21, 2007. Mark Morris Dance Group, Mozart Dances / New York State Theater, Lincoln Center, NYC / August 15-18, 2007 Mark Morris Dance Group in Morris's Mozart Dances. Photo by Stephanie Berger. I saw (and wrote about) the world premiere of Mark Morris's Mozart Dances a year ago at the New York State Theater, when it was presented as part of Lincoln Center's annual Mostly Mozart Festival. This year the Festival gave it four encore performances, August … [Read more...]

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