A very interesting article by the new NY TImes head dance critic in response to the feedback from his first article as dance critic.
Comments about this issue...about Rockwell as a dance critic.....
Crossover Dance? It's Not a Big DealMore
By JOHN ROCKWELL
January 23, 2005
Funny how much fretting an innocent, optimistic essay I wrote two weeks ago, about the unity of dance and the helpful fructification of one dance form by another, has provoked. From letters I've received and chat-room exchanges on the Internet, it seems to me that certain ballet lovers are so profoundly anxious about the future of their art that they resist obvious solutions to the problems they decry.