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Best of 2011: Dance

Thursday, December 22, 2011

Dancer and historian Jennifer Homans - whose own book "Apollo’s Angels" made best-of lists in 2010 – joins us to share the top moments from the world of dance in 2011.

Jennifer Homans' List:

  • Forsythe Company: I don't believe in outer space at BAM
  • Pina - film
  • The Artist - film
  • David Hallberg 'defection' to Bolshoi and reopening of Bolshoi Theater in Moscow
  • Mark Morris, Festival Dance
  • Alexei Ratmansky's The Bright Stream at American Ballet Theater
  • Atys - 17th century tragedie-lyrique by J.B. Lully, performed by William Christie's Arts Florissants at BAM
  • Merce Cunningham company final performances before the company disbands - forever
  • Susan Marshall Company 25th anniversary performance
  • Anything Goes
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  • Ocean's Kingdom - Worst dance of the year

Guests:

Jennifer Homans

Comments [1]

Mathew from Mount Tremper

This looks more like a Best of List from 1987. Jennifer, do you follow any artist who are under 50 and not institutionally established? So many amazing ground-breaking artists working out there, disappointed to see such a rubber stamped list with no one who actually take risks and push boundaries.

Dec. 22 2011 06:03 PM

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