Dance Writing

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Gian Carlo Perez Is Making Ballet Relevant Again

A profile of Gian Carlo Perez, a Cuban-born ballet dance with the Washington Ballet.

Published with Washington City Paper

 
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Dancing on Water: Ballet Conservatoire XIV After the Flood

A classical ballet school recovers after flooding in Ellicott City, Maryland. Explores the career of Donna Pidel, former ballerina and teacher of American Ballet Theatre’s Katie Williams and Alicia Graf Mack, director of Juilliard’s Dance Division.

Published with Maryland Theatre Guide

 
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The Sleeping Beauty
The Washington Ballet

The company offered glimmers of the way that first “The Sleeping Beauty” was, once upon a time.

Published with Maryland Theatre Guide

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The DC Guide to Dance – Spring 2018 (730DC)
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