New York Theatre Ballet shines at Jacob's Pillow

 New York Theatre Ballet shines at Jacob's Pillow

By Janine Parker, The Boston Globe
Friday August 5, 2016

BECKET — In a program titled “Legends & Visionaries,” New York Theatre Ballet performs Antony Tudor’s 1937 “Dark Elegies” and “Song Before Spring,” co-choreographed this year by Zhong-Jing Fang and Steven Melendez. One of the many things this chamber-size company does is offer fun-filled, pint-size versions of story ballets such as “The Nutcracker.” But when it comes to presenting masterworks such as “Dark Elegies,” the dancers are dead serious: At Wednesday’s opening night performance at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, they killed it. (In the very, very good way.)

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