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'Chichester Psalms', 'Tarantella', 'NY Import: Opus Jazz'
By Harry Matthews - April 29, 2005 -- New York State Theatre, NYC
New York City Ballet has begun a Janus-like season, looking backward to past glories through the careers of retiring dancers Peter Boal and Jock Soto and forward with new works by several company members & resident choreographer Christopher Wheeldon.

'The Nutcracker'

By Mary Ellen Hunt - December 22, 2003 -- New York State Theatre, NYC
I love watching the New York City Ballet from the fifth ring seats, where you're actually at the same level as the elaborate ball-shaped chandelier hanging from the ceiling... from this lofty vantage point, you can see everything. Who really points their feet when in those spectacular arabesques? Are those lines and patterns actually straight when seen from above?

'Polyphonia', 'Thou Swell', 'Symphony in C'
By Art Priromprintr- October 1,2004 -- Organge County Performing Arts Center, Costa Mesa, California
The third program of New York City Ballet’s Southern California performances presented some rather extreme ups and downs for the company, both choreographically and in the quality of the dancing. It was a mixed bill in the truest sense of the word “mixed,”...

Divertimento from 'Le Baiser de la Fée,' 'Friandises,' 'Union Jack': New Gems and Vintage Jewels
by Cecly Placenti -- February 10, 2006, New York State Theatre, New York City

'Allegro Brillante', 'Liturgy' ,' Red Angels', 'Zakouski', 'Tarantella', 'Thou Swell'
by Kate Snedeker -- November 10-11, 2005, Tivoli, Copenhagen, Denmark

'Apollo', 'NY Export: Opus Jazz', 'An American in Paris': Suffering by Comparison
by Jerry Hochman -- May 7, 2005, NY State Theatre, New York

'Double Feature'
by Jerry Hochman -- February 19, 2005, New York State Theatre, New York

'Concerto Barocco,' 'Hallelujah Junction,' 'Tchaikovsky Pas de Deux,' 'I'm Old Fashioned': Dancing More with Less
by Art Priromprintr -- October 7, 2004, Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles

'Polyphonia,' 'Thou Swell,' 'Symphony in C': When Heaven was the Rainbow Room
by Jeff Kuo -- October 1, 2004, Orange County Performing Arts Center, Costa Mesa, California

'Interplay,' 'Tarantella,' 'Chichester Psalms,' 'Eros Dreams,' 'I'm Old Fashioned'
by Kate Snedeker -- June 2, 2004, New York State Theater, New York

'Interplay,' 'Ivesiana,' 'Tarantella,' 'Stars and Stripes'
by Kate Snedeker -- May 30, 2004, New York State Theater, New York

'Western Symphony,' 'Ivesiana,' 'Who Cares?': Balanchine's America from the Frontier to the City
by Jeff Kuo -- May 29, 2004, New York State Theatre, New York

'Fancy Free,' 'Calcium Light Night,' 'Sonatas and Interludes,' 'Stars and Stripes': Has Johnny Gone for a Soldier?
by Jeff Kuo -- May 28, 2004, New York State Theatre, New York

Saratoga Diary - Comments and Reviews from the 2003 Saratoga Summer Season
by Kate Snedeker -- July 2003, Saratoga Performing Arts  Center, Saratoga Springs, New York

Reviews from Spring Season 2003 - by Kate Snedeker and Mary Ellen Hunt
'A Midsummer Night's Dream'
'Thou Swell,' 'Ballade' & 'Western Symphony'
'Carousel,' 'Piano Pieces,' 'Brahms-Schoenberg Quartet' & 'A Steadfast Tin Soldier'
'Le Tombeau de Couperin,' 'The Steadfast Tin Soldier,' 'Ballade' & 'Vienna Waltzes'
'Interplay,' 'Tchaikovsky Pas de Deux,' 'Vespro' & 'Vienna Waltzes'
'Le Tombeau de Couperin,' 'Tarantella,' 'Liturgy,' 'In the Night' & 'Symphonic Dances'
• 'Carnival of the Animals' & 'Guide to Strange Places'

in our forums

New York City Ballet: 2007 Spring Season
The season will be a tribute to Lincoln Kirstein."

New York City Ballet: 2006-07 Winter Season
The new and vastly improved NYCB website has debuted - check it out! Among then new features are a series of photos by corps member Kyle Froman."
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Christopher Wheeldon Forms a Dance Company
I have such mixed feelings about this. On the one hand, I am thrilled that a choreographer with such a strong track record is taking this kind of risk. Change is good, and I applaud Wheeldon for attempting to control his own destiny."

New York City Ballet Nutcracker - 2006
In a season so far very sparse on debuts, the first big debut will be Sterling Hyltin as the Sugarplum Fairy."

Balanchine Barnum & Bailey Big Ballet
impression is that it was done as a lark and not for any serious purpose."

New York City Ballet - Winter 2005-2006
Does anybody know what happened to Alexandra Ansanelli?"

Peter Boal
It seems that Peter Boal has been dancing a lot outside of NYCB. Besides this company, he's also guested for Suzanne Farrell among others."

Nilas Martins Dance Company
Even though the Nilas Martins Dance Company's performance at Central Park SummerStage on Thursday night was not a New York City Ballet event, it was like a casual, charming to-go version."

New York City Ballet - 2005 Spring Season
An article on Jennie Somogyi's recovery. From what I understand, the injury was a torn Achille's tendon, but the article doesn't mention specifics. Interesting also to hear her husband mentioned - I'd not know she was married."

New York City Ballet - Kennedy Center March 2005
The first night, its stunning performance of "The Four Temperaments" displayed the verve and discipline that make the company the wonder of the dance world. On the second, it offered a program so frothy as to make its claim to greatness seem delusional."

New York City Ballet - Denmark 2005

New York City Ballet Winter Season 2004-05

Interview with Arthur Mitchell and Peter Martins

New York City Ballet - Southern California 2004

NYCB - News and 2004-5 Winter Season

Christopher Wheeldon, Choreographer

Christopher Wheeldon


New York Choreographic Institute

New York City Ballet Winter Season 2003-04

New York City Ballet - Kennedy Center 2004

New York City Ballet 2003-4

New York City Ballet-Saratoga 2003

NYCB Dancers on Tour

New York City Ballet: Saratoga 2002

New York City Ballet Spring 2002 Season/Diamond Project

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