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Horse, the solos

The seven soloists move in and out of the center spotlight, sometimes performing at the edges, sometimes as a mere shadow in the rear. They lunge with a hip jutted, one arm dangling limply at the side; shrug a shoulder; twist around on their heels, extending arms into a rigid tee, hands drooping at the wrist. Pairs and small groupings emerge accidentally, emphasizing the fleeting connection in our lives during quarantine.

The Night Falls

On February 11, this winking introduction to the world premiere of BalletCollective’s The Night Falls, co-produced with PEAK Performances, is a promising setup, establishing a sense of place that is both dangerous and humorous.

Episodes and Ash

Rail Contributor Susan Yung examines two new performances from the New York City Ballet.


The Brooklyn Rail

MARCH 2023

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