With American ballet company directors and boards lamenting the low status of ballet in the minds of the general public, what would happen if our ballet companies offered more options during the holiday season? How did we get ourselves trapped in a can of Nuts?
"L'Allegro" is an ensemble piece which explodes across the stage in a series of 32 short scenes. There are no sets to speak of, and no story, but each scene works the way a short poem works, or a song.
The arts are in a parlous state, but contrary to popular belief, it isn't the fault of unions or the absence of arts education in our schools. The arts are in trouble because there is simply not enough excellent art being created.