By Ronnie Rocket, Berlin Inspired by this article in The New York Times, I have compiled a handful of ballet clips featuring some late works by choreographer Merce Cunningham from his “computer” period. Rondo (1996) This dance is in two parts. The first part consists of eight dances: two solos (one for a woman, one… Continue reading A brief video introduction to the late works of Merce Cunningham
Month: July 2014
Merce Cunningham’s Dance Legacy Merce Cunningham’s legacy is in danger among American dance troups
Stocking up ready for the dancers’ return after their summer break…
Staatsballett Berlin takes a well deserved summer break!
By Ronnie Rocket My beloved Staatsballett Berlin has now gone on holiday (incidentally, as a dedicated fan, I follow their calendar and leave the city when they do and return again when they do!) after another long and phenomenal season. Almost 100 performances (97 to be exact) and almost 120,000 tickets (118,046 to be exact)… Continue reading Staatsballett Berlin takes a well deserved summer break!