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Imagine a traditional theater—an empty stage surrounded by curtain legs which hide surrounding sound and lighting equipment. Then imagine all the people who operate this equipment—the sound engineers, musicians, lighting people, stage manager, moving silently but with purpose. Now imagine turning the whole shebang inside out. » read more
You can’t fault the musical ensemble eighth blackbird, curators of the Park Avenue Armory’s recent Tune-In Festival, for lacking ambition. The program PowerLESS (one of four) had a listed runtime of three hours, but the evening lasted closer to four hours. » read more
Fifteen years after RENT; began captivating theater audiences in New York, the wild success of Fox's Glee has brought theater geeks to a mainstream audience. Yet not all theater die hards are happy about it. » read more
Sara Mearns and Jared Angle shine in New York City Ballet's "Swan Lake," choreographed by Peter Martins, and running through February 26th at The David H. Koch Theater. » read more
Sperone Westwater has been around since 1975—long enough to be excused if it were in fact jaded and lethargic—but the gallery has made some recent bold business decisions. » read more
A resilient cast is pushed to the limit in Jan Fabre's "Prometheus—Landscape II" at Peak Performances at Montclair State University. » read more
Sarah Michelson's Devotion, at The Kitchen through last weekend, is the work of an imaginative dance-theater artist able to uncompromisingly realize her specific vision. » read more
"Impresario" is a high-falutin' word for an entertainment manager, organizer, or administrator, and one of the snazzier job titles in the biz. Many people fit the definition, but few actually live up to the implied mystique as did Charles Reinhart, who is stepping down as artistic director of the American Dance Festival, where he has been since 1968. » read more
It's hard to come up with a brand new dance, but what might be even more difficult is to create a new version of a classic, as Pacific Northwest Ballet is doing with Giselle. » read more
With NYC's big houses all featuring marquee performances at the end of 2010, and Black Swan a sensation, has dance fever hit the planet? » read more

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SundayArts is made possible in part by First Republic Bank and by the Rubin Museum of Art. Funding for SundayArts is also made possible by Rosalind P. Walter, The Paul and Irma Milstein Foundation, The Philip & Janice Levin Foundation, Elise Jaffe and Jeffrey Brown, Jody and John Arnhold, and The Lemberg Foundation. This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council. Additional funding provided by members of THIRTEEN.
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