The ballet isn’t generally known as a place for great humor, but Woody Allen was a cutup at the Youth America Grand Prix Gala, spies said. The “Annie Hall” director and wife Soon-Yi Previn were spotted there as guests at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center last week, along with David and Julia… Continue reading Woody Allen injects humor into the ballet
Thanks to a single phone call and fortuitous timing, Ailey dancer Alicia Graf Mack recently had the chance to participate in a video shoot for Alicia Keys’ current international tour. Ms. Mack, who can now be seen “performing” behind the R&B superstar at all of her shows, gives a behind-the-scenes glimpse at the shoot and… Continue reading Alicia Graf Mack dancing for Alicia Keys
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Here is a Nathaniel Tileston photo from the original cast–Merce dancing with Cathy Kerr in 1980. Another photo of “Duets,” having its San Jose Ballet premiere this weekend–Here are American Ballet Theatre’s Robert La Fosse and Christine Spizzo in 1982.
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Rehearsing Roméo and Juliette for the Youth American Grand Prix gala with Marcelo Gomes at the Lincoln Center. Photo: James Bort. Click here for the program: http://bit.ly/14YoduL
In the spring of 1981, during a residency at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, choreographer Merce Cunningham and composer John Cage sat down to discuss their work and artistic process. As frequent collaborators, Cage and Cunningham pioneered a new framework of performance. Their novel approach allowed for mediums to exist independently, or rather… Continue reading Merce Cunningham (1919-2009)
Grand Defile Rehearsal 04/14/2013 YAGP 2013 [via Amazing Arts]