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One Apartment, Two Very Different 'Nutcrackers' by James Barron, November 2011

One Apartment, Two Very Different 'Nutcrackers' by James Barron, November 2011

By James Barron, The New York Times
Monday November 14, 2011

"It's the grueling time," Mr. Michael explained. "It's Nutcracker' season."  He and Mr. Parker are choreographers working on two distinctly different versions of "The Nutcracker," the ballet that, for audiences, is a hardy holiday perennial, with Drosselmeyer, toys that come to life and even fighting mice. Details

 

NYTB Dancers talk Black Swan

By Sarah Maslin Nir, The New York Times
Friday January 7, 2011

CARMELLA IMRIE spent six grueling hours last Wednesday mastering steps like the brisé and jeté battu for Keith Michael’s ballet “The Alice-in-Wonderland Follies.” ...she and five other dancers with the New York Theater Ballet headed out to see “Black Swan.” Details