Carlos Acosta’s Don Quixote Returns to the Royal Ballet and is Vibrant and Enthusiastically Danced

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Minkus (arr. Martin Yates), Don Quixote: Dancers of the Royal Ballet, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Orchestra / Martin Yates (conductor). Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, 16.2.2019. (JPr)

Akane Takada as Kitri in 2014 (c) Bill Cooper

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MacMillan’s Flawed Manon is Redeemed by ENB’s Exhilarating Company Performance

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Massenet, Manon (choreography by Sir Kenneth MacMillan): Dancers of English National Ballet, English National Ballet Philharmonic / Gavin Sutherland (conductor). London Coliseum. 16.1.2019. (JPr)

Alina Cojocaru (Manon) & Joseph Caley (Des Grieux) (c) Laurent Liotardo

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Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and Evocative Music of Third Coast Percussion

United StatesUnited States Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and Third Coast Percussion: Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Beverly Hills, 10.1.2019. (JRo)

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Hubbard Street Dance Chicago – (l to r) Kellie Epperheimer, Jacqueline Burnett,
Adrienne Lipson, Alicia Delgadillo, and Rena Butler in Ignore (c) Kevin Parry

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