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The Dying Swan

Paul Ghiselin on Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn | Posted 08.25.2013 | Arts
Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn

It is now nearly forty years since the beginning of the campy drag company that has become a mainstream attraction at theaters all over the world. Ghiselin believes that the, "reason it still works is that we're bringing high art and humor together and it's a very unusual combination."

The Fine Art of Imbuing Motion With Meaning

George Heymont | Posted 07.07.2012 | Arts
George Heymont

2012-05-07-Screenshot20120507at9.24.50AM.jpgOne of the greatest send-ups of ballet can be seen in Fantasia. With its chubby-chasing zeal, Disney's comic treatment of the Dance of the Hours never fails to elicit laughs.

WATCH: Breakdancing To Yo-Yo Ma

Posted 06.18.2011 | Arts

You don't have to wear a tutu to be en pointe. In this modernized treatment of "The Swan," a cello standard composed by Camille Saint-Saëns, cellist ...