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Wednesday, September 20, 2023

On Leaving the Life of the Body: A Dancer Reports by Russell Janzen

“I know that I am about to give up one of my primary ways of being me,” Russell Janzen writes about retiring from New York City Ballet after 16 years.

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Wednesday, May 4, 2022

On Being a Gentleman in 21st-Century Ballet by Russell Janzen

A City Ballet dancer considers the politics of two bodies dancing together as he seeks to make sense of his art form and partnering in a changing world.

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Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Only Connect: Yearning for the Intimacy of a Danced, Onstage World by Russell Janzen

Russell Janzen of City Ballet misses the physical and emotional closeness forged onstage, which are lost on Zoom and in socially distanced dancing.

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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
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
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
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards