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Lynn Matluck Brooks

Virtue and Virtuosity: Shibani Patnaik at the Performance Garage

Patnaik connected to the earth, rippled as watery waves, shimmered like fire, sailed on the wind, and seemed to hover in the sky.
May 22, 2012
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Flamenco, Now

Lynn Matluck Brooks interviews Elba Hevia y Vaca, Artistic Director and Founder of Pasión y Arte Flamenco.
February 29, 2012
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Ballet Simulcasts: The Joffrey Premiere

An interesting addition to the simulcast landscape is the recent documentary, Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance
February 10, 2012
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Meet the Writers: Lynn Matluck Brooks

The first in a series of short interviews with the TD writers.
January 18, 2012
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An Annual Nut to Crack

When my son was seven or eight years old, he sweetly invited me on a “date.” His invitation was for the Nutcracker.
December 21, 2011
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Chouinard #3: Marie Chouinard's Creatures

Wearing black bathing suits and hair-dos that brought to mind tentacles or caterpillars, Chouinard’s ten dancers gasped, writhed, spoked, stamped, and slithered through the company’s impassioned performance.
December 14, 2011
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Pulling Strings: Chunky Move’s Connected

A light-filled mobile, electronic music, patches of light, and five performers who dance, speak, act, and finish the mobile’s assemblage – all weave integrally into the work’s fabric.
November 23, 2011
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Russian Ballet Legends

Pairing acknowledged “ballet legend” George Balanchine with “legend-in-the-making” Alexei Ratmansky, Pennsylvania Ballet presented a ”Russian Suite” of classical purity, nonstop dynamism and dramatic caricature.
October 28, 2011
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