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 Volume 2, Number 20  May 31,  2004            The weekly online supplement to DanceView magazine

Next weekend, the Dance Critics Association meets in Philadelphia. The next issue of DanceView Times will be out June 8 (Tuesday).

Ashton Seen and Heard; David Vaughan ABT:
Balanchine Tribute: the Babel Effect; Leigh Witchel

Early Fireworks; Mary Cargill

Charlotte Morago; Rita Felciano The Return of Part and Meunier; Susan Reiter Americans We; Leigh Witchel
Cleveland Contemporary Dance Theatre; Tehreema Mitha A World a Part; Mary Cargill Fleet's In; Susan Reiter
 BalletMet's Manhattan Debut; Susan Reiter New Martins Ballets; Mindy Aloff I'm Old Fashioned; Mindy Aloff


A Different Faith

Chichester Psalms
Eros Piano
Choreography by Peter Martins
New York City Ballet
New York State Theater
June 2, 2004

by Mindy Aloff


Mindy Aloff's
Letter from New York

will be back in two weeks. While you're waiting, read past Letters

Ashton Seen and Heard

American Ballet Theatre in The Dream. Great Performances; PBS
"A Tribute to Sir Fred", Asv Living Era Audio CD (February 24, 2004)
ASIN: B0000Y37N8

by David Vaughan


American Ballet Theatre's Spring Season

ABT's Salute to Balanchine: the Babel Effect

Theme & Variations/Tschaikovsky Pas de Deux/Mozartiana/Ballet Imperial
American Ballet Theatre
Metropolitan Opera House
New York, NY
May 24, 2004

by Leigh Witchel



The Return of Part and Meunier

Theme and Variations/Tschaikovsky pas de Deux/Mozartiana/Ballet Imperial
May 27, 2004

by Susan Reiter


A World a Part

Theme and Variations/Tschaikovsky Pas de Deux/Mozartiana/Ballet Imperial
American Ballet Theatre
May 29, 2004, matinee and evening

by Mary Cargill


Links to prior spring season reviews:

ABT's Season Opens With a Sizzling Gala
May 11, 2004; Susan Reiter
Ananiashvili: Dancing Like a Dream in ABT's La Bayadère
May 17, 2004; Gay Morris
Michele Wiles: Getting to the Heart of Hagar
May 17, 2004; Susan Reiter
Roberta Marquez: a Tiny, Proud Nikiya
May 17, 2004; Mary Cargill
Svetlana Zakharova in La Bayadère
May 24, 2004; Mindy Aloff
A Pretty, Light Raymonda
May 24, 2004; Kate Mattingly
Refreshing Raymonda
May 24, 2004; Mary Cargill

Cleveland Contemporary Dance Theatre

Cleveland Contemporary Dance Theatre
Dance Place
Washington, D.C.
May 29, 2004

by Tehreema Mitha




New York City Ballet's Spring Season

Early Fireworks

Who Cares?/Western Symphony/Stars and Stripes
New York City Ballet
New York State Theater
May 25, 2004

by Mary Cargill


Americans We

Fancy Free/Barber Violin Concerto/Stars & Stripes
New York City Ballet
New York State Theater
New York, NY
May 26, 2004

by Leigh Witchel


Fleet's In!

Fancy Free/Calcium Light Night/Sonata and Interludes/Stars and Stripes
New York City Ballet
New York State Theater
New York, NY
May 28, 2004

by Susan Reiter


I'm Old Fashioned

Who Cares?, Barber Violin Concerto, I’m Old Fashioned
New York City Ballet
New York State Theater
May 29, 2004

by Mindy Aloff


Links to prior spring season reviews:

Etoiles, Imported and Home Grown
April 26, 2004;p Mary Cargill
A Meaty, Varied Program
May 3, 2004; Susan Reiter
Liebeslieder Walzer; as good as it gets
May 3, 2004; Mindy Aloff
Treats at the Ballet
May 3, 2004; Meital Waibsnaider
Real Time: Live from Lincoln Center
May 10, 2004; Nancy Dalva
NYCB's Evening in Vienna: Some Stunning Debuts
May 10, 2004; Leigh Witchel
A Splendid Four Temperaments
May 10, 2004; Mary Cargill
Wheeldon's Blood-drenched Reels
May 10, 2004; Mindy Aloff
Brick to Brown
May 17, 2004; Mary Cargill
Guest Performance: Ballo della Regina
May 17, 2004; Mindy Aloff
Weese's Sophisticated Charm in La Source
May 24, 2004; Susan Reiter
Matters of Temperament
May 24, 2004; Mary Cargill
Romantics Sour and Sweet
May 24, 2004; Leigh Witchel

Charlotte Morago

Charlotte Morago
An Evening of North Indian Classical Music and Dance
ODC Theater
San Francisco, California
May 26, 2004

By Rita Felciano


BalletMet's Manhattan Debut

BalletMet Columbus
Joyce Theater
New York, NY
May 29, 2004

By Susan Reiter



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