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William Forsythe

CultureZohn: Dance in Los Angeles Adds Luster With Colburn School Dance Academy

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.12.2015 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

Benjamin Millepied, Jenifer Ringer and James Fayette mark the first year of the dynamic Colburn Dance Academy. As George Balanchine once famously said you need to promote professional ballet, "First, a school."

In Conversation With Principal Dancer Davit Karapetyan -- San Francisco Ballet's 'Shostakovich'

Sean Martinfield | Posted 04.08.2015 | San Francisco
Sean Martinfield

Since joining San Francisco Ballet, Davit has danced all the leading roles in the major story ballets and a vast number of modern works.

Peter Walker: A New Voice on the Dance Scene

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 05.06.2015 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

For a 22-year-old, Walker is refreshingly cognizant of one of dance's most perturbing problems: the need for a choreographer to somehow establish himself as novel when so much has already been produced for the stage.

The August San Francisco Ballet Spotlights Young Dance Maker

Carla Escoda | Posted 04.28.2015 | Arts
Carla Escoda

Thatcher had the cheek to venture through the knotty baroque thickets of Bach's "A Musical Offering" and "Goldberg Variations," well trammeled by legendary choreographers.

10 of My Favorite Things From 2014

Patricia Zohn | Posted 02.22.2015 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

2014 was a year of great personal sadness for me. Herewith a short list of things that pierced the veil.

The Biennale, the Bungalow, and the Birds (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 08.29.2014 | Arts
VernissageTV

The choreographer William Forsythe developed a new acoustic performance for Bungalow Germania, the German Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale...

All Is Possible: Hubbard Street's Summer Series

Catherine L. Tully | Posted 08.09.2014 | Arts
Catherine L. Tully

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago brought together three impeccably danced pieces at the Harris Theater Thursday night-one of which was resident choreographer Alejandro Cerrudo's world premiere, The Impossible.

Myles Thatcher -- Profile of an Upcoming Dancer and Choreographer

Sean Martinfield | Posted 08.04.2014 | Arts
Sean Martinfield

Myles Thatcher's skills and growing reputation as a promising choreographer have been recognized and honored by the Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative.

Helen Pickett: Atlanta Ballet's New Resident Choreographer

Catherine L. Tully | Posted 01.19.2013 | Arts
Catherine L. Tully

Helen Pickett started dancing at the age of eight after her mother called in and won tickets to see Nutcracker in a contest on the radio. Now, she will be taking on the title of resident choreographer at Atlanta Ballet.

L.A. Dance Project's Promising Debut At Disney Concert Hall

Debra Levine | Posted 11.24.2012 | Arts
Debra Levine

New kids on the block, L.A. Dance Project, in their highly anticipated company debut, took to the sacred space of Walt Disney Concert Hall in a well p...

'The Mob Doctor': Grace Tries To Draw The Line At Killing

Posted 09.18.2012 | TV

Jordana Spiro stars in Fox's newest twist on the medical procedural. She plays Grace Devlin, a gifted surgeon who -- thanks to her idiot brother -- fi...

Maggie Furlong

'The Mob Doctor': Just Another Medical Procedural With A Twist?

HuffingtonPost.com | Maggie Furlong | Posted 09.17.2012 | TV

"The Mob Doctor" (premieres Mon., Sept. 17, 9 p.m. ET on Fox) might not be the catchiest new show title of the season, but it says exactly what this n...

'Raging Bull 2' Gets New Title To Avoid Legal Action

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.02.2012 | Entertainment

"Raging Bull 2" is no longer called "Raging Bull 2." As EW.com reports, the controversial sequel to the 1980 classic "Raging Bull" is now titled "The ...

Ain't Pretty No More: MGM Trying To Stop 'Raging Bull II'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.02.2012 | Entertainment

It looks like MGM is hoping to do what many "Raging Bull" fans could not: Stop "Raging Bull II," a sequel to the 1980 classic without original partici...

Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet at the Joyce Theater

Margaret Fuhrer | Posted 05.18.2012 | Arts
Margaret Fuhrer

Fluid and changeable, they flatter dancers: Each beautiful position bleeds into the next one, so that mistakes and flaws don't have time to crystallize. Not that it's hard to make Cedar Lake's dancers -- ballet's cool kids -- look good.