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The DanceView Times, Washington, D.C. edition

       Volume 2, Number 13 April 12, 2004        The weekly online supplement to DanceView magazine

A Light Coppelia

The Washington Ballet
Eisenhower Theater
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Washington, DC
Thursday, April 1, 2004

by George Jackson



Oh, so cute!

Lyon Opera Ballet
Eisenhower Theater
The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Washington, DC
Thursday, March 8, 2004

by George Jackson



Cherry Blossom Time

Arts of Japan Celebration - Cherry Blossoms, Saeko Ichinohe, Mannojo Nomura
Tidal Basin and Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Washington, DC
Friday, March 26 to Sunday, April 11, 2004 - especially Monday, March 29 and Friday, April 2

by George Jackson

A Tired Cinderella and an Inspired Giselle

Cinderella and Giselle
Moscow Festival Ballet
Center for the Arts
George Mason University
Fairfax, Virginia
Saturday evening, March 27 and Sunday afternoon, March 28, 2004

by George Jackson


What's On This Week

April 17, 2004
Liz Lerman Dance Exchange’s latest project, “Near/Far/In/Out,” personal stories about gender and sexuality told through dance. Tickets are $25.
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center at Maryland
Rt. 193 and Stadium Dr., College Park; 301-405-2787;

April 17-18
Choreographer Jane Comfort and her company premiere their new work, "Persephone," a dance/theater piece performed in a setting of bamboo, metal and neon sculpture to a score based on Javanese gamelan musical structures. The piece explores the myth of Persephone, whose beauty is so admired by Hades that he captures her and forces her to live with him in the underworld. According to The New York Times, “The guiding spirits behind the theater of mixed forms are often choreographers . . . Jane Comfort is one of the most fertile minds of this genre.”

April 17-18
Movement Negotiations

Elena Daymude
Movement Negotiations dance concert is a showcase of Elena Daymude's eclectic choreography, blending various dance styles to both intrigue and entertain..
$8 per person
Please call (202) 362-3042 for reservations.





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The Autumn DanceView is out:

New York City Ballet's Spring 2003 season reviewed by Gia Kourlas

An interview with the Kirov Ballet's Daria Pavlenko by Marc Haegeman

Reviews of San Francisco Ballet (by Rita Felciano) and Paris Opera Ballet (by Carol Pardo)

The ballet tradition at the Metropolitan Opera (by Elaine Machleder)

Reports from London (Jane Simpson) and the Bay Area (Rita Felciano).

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