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 Volume 2, Number 22  June 14,  2004            The weekly online supplement to DanceView magazine

New! (Wednesday 6/16)
ABT Review:
Deep Waters:
A Dangerous, Thrilling Swan Lake
(by Mindy Aloff)
(Veronika Part and Marcelo Gomes)

New! (Wednesday 6/16)
Joe Goode Performance Group
new work, grace (by Ann Murphy)

New! (Tuesday 6/15)
NYCB Review:
Mozartiana Revisited (by David Vaughan)

New! (Tuesday 6/15)
We've just added pages with the 2004-2005 season schedules of major presenters in each of our core cities. Information will be added as we receive it.
New York
San Francisco
Washington, D.C.

In this issue:

Mindy Aloff's Letter from New York

Mark Morris at BAM (Nancy Dalva)

ABT's Spring season coverage continues:
3 casts of Don Quixote reviewed by Kate Mattingly, Gay Morris, Mary Cargill

NYCB's Spring season coverage continues:
3 programs from the Russian Festival, and Greek Night reviewed by Leigh Witchel, Mary Cargill, Susan Reiter

From D.C.
3 Performances of Dance Theatre of Harlem reviewed by Clare Croft, George Jackson, Alexandra Tomalonis

From San Francisco:
San Francisco  Ethnic Dance Festival reviewed by Rita Felciano

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Mindy Aloff's
Letter from New York

An Evening of Balanchine Films

Interview: Christopher Caines

Eiko and Koma

Read past Letters

New York City Ballet's
Spring Season

Gods and Monsters
Mozartiana/Firebird/Symphony in Three Movements
Raymonda Variations/The Cage /Duo Concertant/ Firebird

by Leigh Witchel

An Uneasy Mix
Mozartiana, The Cage, Andantino, The Firebird

by Mary Cargill

Greek Night
Apollo, Orpheus, Agon

by Leigh Witchel

Pretty in Pink
Raymonda Variations, Orpheus, Symphony in Three Movements

by Susan Reiter

Mozartiana Revisited

by David Vaughan

Links to prior reviews of NYCB's 2003-2004 season



Mark Morris at BAM

Synthesis and the Synthetic
All Fours, Violet Cavern

by Nancy Dalva

American Ballet Theatre's Spring Season

Swan Lake

Deep Waters:
a Dangerous, Thrilling Swan Lake

Veronika Part and Marcelo Gomes

by Mindy Aloff

Three Casts in Don Quixote

Flourish and Fire
Paloma Herrera-Julio Bocca

by Kate Mattingly

Lame Humor, Sizzling Dancing
Gillian Murphy-Ethan Stiefel


by Gay Morris

Fanning the Flames
Xiomara Reyes-Angel Corella

by Mary Cargill

See also David Vaughan's review of Mozartiana at NYCB, with reference to ABT's performance of this ballet: Mozartiana Revisited

Links to ABT spring season reviews

Joe Good Performance Group
Small Awakenings

by Ann Murphy

San Francisco's 2004 Ethnic Dance Festival
You Can't Miss the Joy

by Rita Felciano

Dance Theatre of Harlem

Blues at the Ballet

by Clare Croft

Text and Variations

George Jackson

reposted from June 9, 2004 update:

At Home in Balanchine

by Alexandra Tomalonis

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Mindy Aloff
Dale Brauner
Mary Cargill
Clare Croft
Nancy Dalva
Rita Felciano
Lynn Garafola
Marc Haegeman
George Jackson
Gia Kourlas
Sali Ann Kriegsman
Jean Battey Lewis
Kate Mattingly
Alexander Meinertz
Tehreema Mitha
Gay Morris
Ann Murphy
Paul Parish
Susan Reiter
Jane Simpson
Alexandra Tomalonis(Editor)
Lisa Traiger
David Vaughan
Meital Waibsnaider

Kathrine Sorley Walker
Leigh Witchel


The Spring issue of Danceview is out!

Mary Cargill
Roots and Branches
NYCB’s Winter Season

Lynn Garafola
Reviving Pillar of Fire
An Interview with Donald Mahler

George Jackson
The Sleeping Beauty
Foot and Face Matters

Mary Cargill
An Interview with Jonathan Riedel

Lynn Garafola
Neumeier’s Nijinsky

Gay Morris
New York Report
Paul Taylor at City Center, Noh at the Japan Society, Stephen Petronio at the Joyce

Jane Simpson
London Report
English National Ballet, Royal Ballet, Northern Ballet Theatre, Nina Ananiashvili, Dance Theatre of Harlem

Rita Felciano
Bay Area Report
Dance Theatre of Harlem, Dimensions Dance Theater, Batsheva Dance Company, Scott Wells & Dancers, Flyaway Productions, Erica Shuch Performance Project


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