Saturday, June 24, 2017

Dance Review: The Strong and the Beautiful, Cedar Lake at The Joyce

Well, what’s there not to say about Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet?  A diverse repertory company of exquisite technical beasts would be dream and playground for any guest choreographer; or, so it seems, based on the three works on the bill (Sunday Again, Unit in Reaction, and Hubbub) for one of their evenings at the Joyce […]

Dance Review: Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet at The Joyce

Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet, the ultra-sexy company formed by Wal-Mart heiress Nancy Laurie, burst onto the scene in 2003, garnering innumerable Dance Magazine covers and glowing reviews.  On Wednesday night, I impatiently awaited the rise of the curtain on the company’s second program of their fall season at The Joyce.  The bill featured the company […]

Dance Review: America Dances! Gala for Career Transition for Dancers Sponsored by Rolex

“This is the greatest show,” boasts a balletomane sitting next to me as I flip through my program waiting for America Dances! , Career Transition for Dancers’ 24th anniversary jubilee and celebration to begin; and, with a presenting sponsor as Rolex and a roster filled with the world’s most legendary dancers, I couldn’t imagine anything […]

Dance Review: Cedar Lake, JOURNEY TO A NEW WORLD

As the Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet performs Orbo Novo, meaning “New World”, that is exactly what they discovered this weekend!  No longer a stranger to any theatre but their own, Cedar Lake explodes upon new territory, infiltrating The Joyce Theater like the European explorers for which their work is named! Orbo Novo is an absolutely […]

Announcement: Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet at The Joyce

CEDAR LAKE CONTEMPORARY BALLET  ANNOUNCES NEW YORK PREMIERE OF “ORBO NOVO” BY BELGIAN DANCE INNOVATOR, SIDI LARBI CHERKAOUI  A Highlight of the 2009 Dance Season, Cherkaoui’s ‘Orbo Novo’  Will Have New York Premiere At The Joyce Theater October 20  Benoit-Swan Pouffer, Artistic Director of Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet, announced the New York premiere of “Orbo […]

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