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 Volume 2, Number 24  June 28,  2004            The weekly online supplement to DanceView magazine

In this issue:
updated July 4, 2004

New! Mary Cargill writes on Ashton's Enigma Variations in the Ashton Preview Section.

New! "Looking at Ashton" by Bruce Sansom in the Ashton Preview Section.

New! PNB School Performance: the revival of the original choreography of Petipa's "Jardin Animee" (by Sandi Kurtz)

New! Complexions' Anthem review (by Susan Reiter)

New! Photos added to NYCB, ABT reviews, and Mindy Aloff's Letter

From New York:

Mindy Aloff's Letter from New York covers Frederic Franklin’s Coppélia, the Martha Graham Dance Ensemble, NYCB's new Musagète, and the season finale with guests the Georgian State Dancers

NYCB's Spring season coverage continues:
3 programs of the Russian Music Festival reviewed by Leigh Witchel and Mary Cargill

ABT's Spring season coverage continues:
2 casts in Coppelia reviewed by Susan Reiter and Mary Cargill.

Pilobolus reviewed by Nancy Dalva
3 site specific events reviewed by Kate Mattingly
Kimberly Bartosik reviewed by Nancy Dalva

From San Francisco:
The Geisha in San Francisco, by Rita Felciano

From Seattle, PNB School's annual performance, focusing on the staging of Petipa's original choreography for the Jardin Animee sequence in Le Corsaire

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Mindy Aloff's
Letter from New York

Frederic Franklin’s Coppélia

Martha Graham Dance Ensemble


Georgian State Dancers

Read past Letters

New York City Ballet's
Spring Season

Russian Tidbits

by Leigh Witchel

Winding Down

by Mary Cargilll

See also Mindy Aloff's Letter from New York for reviews of Musagète and the Georgian State Dancers

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

Kimberly Bartosik
The Most of It

by Nancy Dalva


Special Preview Section!

Lincoln Center Festival's
Celebrating Ashton

Schedules, Background Info, "Looking at Ashton" by Bruce Sansom, Links to participating companies, more!

Pacific Northwest Ballet School
Before There Was After

by Sandi Kurtz

American Ballet Theatre's Spring Season

A Salute to Frederic Franklin,
and a Charming
with Ashley Tuttle, Angel Corella, Victor Barbee

by Susan Reiter

Two Debuts in Coppélia
with Gillian Murphy, Marcelo Gomes, Kirk Peterson

by Mary Cargill

Links to ABT spring season reviews

Don't Trust Anyone Over 30

by Nancy Dalva

The Geishas Are In Town

by Rita Felciano

Site Specific Dance
A Panel Discussion at The Kitchen
In Praise of Folly by Peculiar Works Project
under whose control
Concept, Choreography, Video and Installation by Andrea Haenggi

by Kate Mattingly

High Energy Frenzy

by Susan Reiter

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Mindy Aloff
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Mary Cargill
Clare Croft
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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
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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