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Published: November 21, 2011
Category: review

ABT in a Modern-dance Mood

By Rachel Straus

NEW YORK — American Ballet Theater looked on Nov. 9 like a ballet company camouflaged as a modern dance troupe. This wasn’t a bad thing. In the New York City Center program, featuring three out of four works by modern dance-makers, ABT members shed much of their classicism. They soft-shoed in Paul []

Published: March 15, 2007
Category: review

Paul Taylor Dance Company ‘Lines of Loss’

By Rachel Straus

Choreographer Paul Taylor shuns autobiographical interpretations of his dances. So I shouldn’t dwell on what it must be like making dances ad infinitum for a constantly traveling group of performers who get injured, age and leave the company just when he is beginning to love them. I shouldn’t factor in the []