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 Volume 3, Number 6  February 7, 2005     The weekly online supplement to DanceView magazine

In Brief

Eva Yerbabuena—A Step
Polly Motley
Carla Körbes

San Francisco Ballet

Lightweight Opener
Program One
“7 for Eight”, “….smile with heart”, “Theme and Variations”

by Rita Felciano

San Francisco Ballet
Program Two

by Paul Parish

"Manon"—Still Dull, Despite Guillem
The Royal Ballet

by John Perciva

When Talent Isn’t Enough
"Facing Mekka"
Rennie Harris Puremovement

by Ann Murphy

Almost Human
La La La Human Steps

by Susan Reiter

Cherchez la Derriere:
“Can Can” at Joe’s Pub

The Public Theate

by Tom Phillips

Mindy Aloff's
Letter from New York

will return soon.

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New York City Ballet

Neo-Classicism Renewed
“Prodigal Son”/”After the Rain”/”Who Cares?”
February 1, 2005

by Gay Morris

Crowd Pleasers
“Fanfare," "Liturgy," "Orpheus." "The Four Seasons"
February 4, 2005

by Leigh Witchel

American Ballet Theatre
Kennedy Center,
Washington, D.C.

Glimpses of Romanticism
February 1, 2005

by Alexandra Tomalonis

Day and Night
February 2-3, 2005

by George Jackson

Danceful and all Different
"Les Sylphides," "Petrouchka," "Le Spectre de la Rose," and "Polovtsian Dances"
February 4, 2005

by George Jackson

A Salute to Fokine
"Les Sylphides," "Petrouchka," "Le Spectre de la Rose," and "Polovtsian Dances"
February 5 (matinee), 2005

by Clare Croft

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Robert Greskovic reviews two new DVDs of Fonteyn dancing "Sleeping Beauty" and "Cinderella"

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