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IMPRESSIONS: New York Theatre Ballet’s “Rep” with Merce Cunningham, Richard Alston, and Matthew Nash at Danspace

March 27, 2019

What do a hundredth birthday, a lauded stylebook, and the four seasons have in common? The answer is New York Theatre Ballet’s Rep program at Danspace. While not everything is for everyone, something is for someone. The footwear — or lack thereof — indicates just that: bare feet, high heels, and pointe shoes.

 

The intermission-less evening by this undersung company features three pieces and two musical interludes. The latter allows for costume changes but also flaunts the chops of Music Director and pianist Michael Scales. He plays Duke Ellington’s "Pitter Patter Panther, Take 1" (with bassist Ron Wasserman who also did the transcription) and Henry Cowell’s "The Snows of Fujiyama."

 

Modern dance legend . . . 

 

THREE MINUTES TO READ

 

TO READ THE BALANCE OF MY REVIEW, PLEASE VISIT THE DANCE ENTHUSIAST.

 

New York Theatre Ballet in Matthew Nash's The Elements of Style; Photo by Julie Lemberger

 

 

 

 

 

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