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Author:  Stuart Sweeney [ Sun Mar 31, 2002 10:43 pm ]
Post subject:  Hong Kong Ballet

<B>Dance Experiment Falls Short of Mark</B> <BR>Sleeping Beauty by Hong Kong Ballet reviewed by Kevin Ng in the South China Morning Post via New York City Ballet's Newsroom.<P><BR>Arlene Croce, the influential former dance critic of the New Yorker, once said that in the ballet business Sleeping Beauty is a white elephant. You have to spend money on it, and you have to be able to dance it, and few companies can do both, although many try.<BR> <BR>And try the Hong Kong Ballet certainly did on Friday, when it unveiled its new production of this 19th century classic - with uneven results. Artistic director Stephen Jefferies has changed a lot of the traditional choreography, often for the worse. <P><A HREF="" TARGET=_blank><B>click for more</B></A><BR>

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