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NYCB does Cunningham ... and Balanchine

New York City Ballet in Merce Cunningham’s Summerspace © Erin Baiano
Judging by the enthusiastic audience reactions to this program one might have to rethink the modern/ballet divide. Maybe there’s only two types of dance – good dance and bad dance. 
****1
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Union Jack makes a welcome return to NYCB's repertoire

Teresa Reichlen and New York City Ballet in George Balanchine’s Union Jack © Paul Kolnik
Union Jack isn't a Balanchine masterpiece – it's more of a fun-sterpiece, which is even better.
*****
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Order and disorder: Balanchine and Tanowitz square off at NYCB

New York City Ballet in Pam Tanowitz’s Bartók Ballet © Erin Baiano
Modern dance choreographer Pam Tanowitz' first commission for New York City Ballet proved unruly yet fascinating, sandwiched between George Balanchine's enduring Valse-Fantaisie and Western Symphony.
***11
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Ratmansky's Namouna stands out in NYCB's Here/Now

New York City Ballet in Ratmansky's Namouna A Grand Divertissement © Paul Kolnik
Alexei Ratmansky and Justin Peck are all the more impressive among choreographers working today because of how many of their works seem destined to stay in the repertoire for a long time to come.
***11
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Balanchine's magical Nutcracker

New York City Ballet in George Balanchine's The Nuctcracker © Paul Kolnik
For that special evening out during the holiday season, you can’t go wrong with New York City Ballet’s warhorse version of The Nutcracker.
***11
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