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Saturday, February 20, 2016

Smuin's legacy lives on by Carrie Seidman

San Francisco area Smuin Ballet carries on the eclectic contemporary style of its founder...... Read more »

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Friday, February 19, 2016

Sarasota dancer joins Royal Ballet by Carrie Seidman

Francisco Serrano, subject of the Herald-Tribune's special report, "Home to Havana," joins the renowned London company...... Read more »

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Ballet names interim manager by Carrie Seidman

Joe Volpe, retired general manager of the Metropolitan Opera, will serve while a nationwide search for a permanent replacement is conducted...... Read more »

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Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Ballet terminates managing director by Carrie Seidman

Sarasota Ballet's Mary Anne Servian is "released from her role," after escalating conflict with Director Iain Webb...... Read more »

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REVIEW: The ancient selfie by Carrie Seidman

New College students bring commitment to Eliza Ladd's "Selfie of the Ancients"...... Read more »

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Saturday, February 13, 2016

REVIEW: Kate Weare returns -- with impact by Carrie Seidman

The first time I saw Kate Weare Company – in 2011, as part of The Ringling’s initial New Stages contemporary performance series – I was... Read more »

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Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Beethoven's first -- and last -- opera by Carrie Seidman

"Fidelio" underwent two major revisions, inspired four overtures and absorbed the composer for nearly a decade as his hearing declined...... Read more »

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Sunday, January 31, 2016

Mozart, opera style by Carrie Seidman

Once, the composer's most controversial opera, "Cosi fan tutte" has become a standard of the canon and an audience favorite...... Read more »

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A new way of doing business by Carrie Seidman

Moving Ethos Dance Companies new model calls for rehearsals once a week, one production a year and financing through crowdsourcing...... Read more »

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REVIEW: A program worth waiting for by Carrie Seidman

Hometown fans at last get to see Ricardo Graziano's "In a State of Weightlessness"...... Read more »

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Thursday, January 21, 2016

Abstract or narrative? by Carrie Seidman

Diverse repertoire at Sarasota Ballet requires different learning approaches...... Read more »

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Tuesday, January 12, 2016

REVIEW: A voice for the silenced by Carrie Seidman

Sarasota Contemporary Dance presents Mary Allison's "Exploited" on Human Trafficking Awareness Day...... Read more »

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Sunday, January 10, 2016

'Same fight, different round' by Carrie Seidman

August Wilson's "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" raises timeless issues of race and relations....... Read more »

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Saturday, January 9, 2016

A dance for the 'Exploited' by Carrie Seidman

Choreographer Mary Allison of Sarasota Contemporary Dance delivers a project of the heart...... Read more »

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Thursday, December 31, 2015

REVIEW: A tangled tale, told in verse by Carrie Seidman

FSU/Asolo Conservatory production of David Ives' "The Liar" is a funny, pun-y romp...... Read more »

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Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Last 'Nut' of the season by Carrie Seidman

Moscow Ballet's "Great Russian Nutcracker" puts local students on stage with the pros...... Read more »

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Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Ballet adds a performance by Carrie Seidman

Due to unprecedented demand, Sarasota Ballets adds a performance of "Balanchine, DeValois & Graziano"...... Read more »

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Saturday, December 19, 2015

REVIEW: Over the top, under the Big Top by Carrie Seidman

Sarasota Ballet's "John Ringling's Circus Nutcracker" returns, as fun and flamboyant as ever...... Read more »

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REVIEW: Capturing the ephemeral in dance by Carrie Seidman

Dušan Týnek Dance Theatre performs the first site-specific dance work to take place in The Ringling's James Turrell Skyspace...... Read more »

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Sunday, December 13, 2015

The circus backstage by Carrie Seidman

Sarasota Ballet's "John Ringling Circus Nutcracker" one of the most demanding in the rep for the company's production staff...... Read more »

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Adding a fourth dimension by Carrie Seidman

Dušan Týnek Dance Theatre will perform the first-ever commissioned choreography for James Turrell's Skyspace at The Ringling Museum...... Read more »

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Saturday, December 12, 2015

REVIEW: The irrepressible spirit of Robert Softley Gale by Carrie Seidman

The Scottish actor and disability activist delivers a powerful message in the North American debut of "If These Spasms Could Speak"...... Read more »

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Sunday, December 6, 2015

What our bodies say about ourselves by Carrie Seidman

Irish actor and disability activist Robert Softley Gale brings his one-man show, "If These Spasms Could Speak," to Sarasota...... Read more »

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Saturday, December 5, 2015

REVIEW: The air we share by Carrie Seidman

"Lungs," at the Urbanite Theatre is as much about human frailty as it is about the global issues it raises...... Read more »

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Sunday, November 29, 2015

Choreographer as scientist, chef by Carrie Seidman

Lily Kind's work, featured in this weekend's "Voices of Fuzion," develops in a "petri-ish" studio...... Read more » The post Choreographer as scientist, chef appeared first on Ticket Sa…

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Sunday, November 15, 2015

A ballet that gave birth to an historic partnership by Carrie Seidman

Sir Frederick Ashton's "Marguerite and Armand" was created expressly for Dame Margot Fonteyn and Rudolf Nureyev, and danced exclusively by them during their lifetimes...... Read more » …

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Critical fallout by Carrie Seidman

Reviewer Carrie Seidman sets the record straight about her recent critique of the Sarasota Ballet's opening performance of the 2015-2016 season....... Read more » The post Critical fall…

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Thursday, November 12, 2015

Another 'lost' ballet, restored to life by Carrie Seidman

Sir Peter Wright's "Summertide," unseen since the late '70s, is part of Sarasota Ballet triple bill...... Read more » The post Another 'lost' ballet, restored to life appeared first on …

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Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Sarasota Ballet to dance at Joyce Theater in NYC by Carrie Seidman

Company will perform Frederick Ashton's "Facade" and "Valses Nobles et Sentimentales" Aug. 8-13, 2016...... Read more » The post Sarasota Ballet to dance at Joyce Theater in NYC appeare…

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Monday, November 9, 2015

Children's opera gets new intro by Carrie Seidman

Sarasota Youth Opera adds a prologue to Hans Krasa's "Brundibar" to put the work, first performed in a concentration camp, into context...... Read more » The post Children's opera gets…

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Saturday, November 7, 2015

REVIEW: "Deep South" by Carrie Seidman

The final segment of Alex Ketley's trilogy exploring what dance means to rural America is fragmented, but captivating...... Read more » The post REVIEW: "Deep South" appeared first on T…

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All that Chat

May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater