Scenes From the Future of Balletmore...
by JENNIFER DUNNING for the New York Times
... his "Scènes de Ballet" in May 1999. But with that work Mr. Wheeldon began his fast climb to international renown as the choreographer who might single-handedly save classical ballet at a time when vital distinctions between classicism and modern dance had become troublingly blurred. And in the act of reaffirming the values central to his work, Mr. Wheeldon may well, like George Balanchine, expand the boundaries of what is considered classical ballet.
published: February 19, 2006