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Jean Christophe Maillot

A New Swan Lake in Black, White and Intriguing Shades of Gray

Meghan Feeks | Posted 05.06.2014 | Arts
Meghan Feeks

Directed and choreographed by Jean-Christophe Maillot, Lac is a pithy remix of Swan Lake that keeps the central story intact, but dares to rethink many of the ballet's sacrosanct conventions.

Pacific Northwest Ballet: Backstage With Roméo et Juliette at City Center

Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn | Posted 04.21.2013 | Arts
Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn

In French choreographer Jean-Christophe Maillot's Roméo et Juliette there are no swords, no heavy Renaissance costumes and there is no vial of poison. The ballet has been stripped of all its dead weight while preserving the essence of the narrative.

Review: The Posh World of Les Ballets de Monte Carlo

Margaret Fuhrer | Posted 04.20.2012 | Arts
Margaret Fuhrer

A chic crowd gathered at the Joyce Theater last Wednesday -- thin women in fat furs, chattering in French. It was the opening night of Les Ballets de ...