Matthew Bourne’s Nutcracker

Anyone who ever danced around the living room to the strains of the "Waltz of the Flowers" might get a little angry at Matthew Bourne and his re-telling of the Nutcracker ballet. There’s nothing wrong with messing around with  ...

Bolshoi Ballet – Raymonda

The curtain rises on a graceful, gilded, gorgeous tableau of knights and ladies. The music swells and suddenly you have been transported to Mother Russia in her glory days. It’s the Bolshoi Ballet and everything is as big as  ...

Paris in the Fall – Three Dance Programs

The complex relationship the French have with America was evident on the stage of Paris during the beginning of the 2004-2005 season, where dance was a medium for political statements, but also an opportunity for French audiences to celebrate  ...