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 Volume 2, Number 40  October 25,  2004     The weekly online supplement to DanceView magazine

Washington Ballet
The Giselle Diaries
by George Jackson

From London:
Danses Concertantes
(from New York), 
(from Japan), and Les Paladins
(from France) - reviewed by John Percival

American Ballet Theatre
Opening night gala, first mixed bil
Les Sylphides, Pillar of Fire, Sinfonietta

reviewed by Leigh Witchel
Dance Brigade
reviewed by Ann Murphy
Bangarra Dance Theatre
Reviewed by Susan Reiter

world premieres!
Pretty Good Year/VIII/Petite Mort/Sechs Tänze
reviewed by Susan Reiter

Printz Dance Project
reviewed by Rita Fellciano
Ali Kenner
reviewed by Nancy Dalva
Les Sylphides, Pillar of Fire, Theme and Variations
reviewed by Mary Cargill

Danses Concertantes
Variations pour une Porte et un Soupir, Circular Motion, Liturgy, Hallelujah Junction
Side B, Shok

Les Arts Florissants & Compagnie Montalvo-Hervieu
Les Paladins

Proximate Contrasts

by John Percival

Dance Brigade
Spell, 13 invocations for World Peace
The Spin Room

by Ann Murphy

Ali Kenner
Absolute Value

by Nancy Dalva

Printz Dance Project
Lacking Subtext

by Rita Felciano

Mindy Aloff's
Letter from New York

ast Letters

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American Ballet Theatre
City Center
New York, New York

Opening Night Gala
Les Sylphides, Pillar of Fire, Sinfonietta

Back To Their Roots

by Leigh Witchel

Pretty Good Year/VIII/Petite Mort/Sechs Tänze
Two Premieres: Juice and Drama

by Susan Reiter

Les Sylphides, Pillar of Fire, Theme and Variations
Challenges and Rewards

by Mary Cargill

The Washington Ballet
The Giselle Diaries

by George Jackson

Bangarra Dance Theatre

by Susan Reiter



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Rita Felciano
San Francisco Ballet’s 2004 Season

Andrea Amort
A century of modern dance in Vienna

Marc Haegeman
“Dance Doesn’t Have the Duty of Pleasing”
An Interview with Nicolas LeRiche, danseur-étoile of the Paris Opera

Mary Cargill
The Vision, The Vision

Carol Pardo
Miami City Ballet
Balanchine, and more, in Miami

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A New Cinderella and farewell to Sexy Rexy

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