Miami City Ballet bringing varied dance quartet to Kravis (Palm Beach Arts Paper, 12.5.11)
December 07, 2011
For three weeks about three months ago, the Miami City Ballet played Paris to loud, raucous standing ovations.
One lasted a full 10 minutes, according to founding artistic director Edward Villella. To Villella, and many of his dancers, this was a defining point in his career.
One of the programs that brought down the house at the Paris Opera will be performed Friday at the Kravis Center in West Palm Beach, a program that contains four selections that run the gamut of ballet. Program 1 includes Jerome Robbins’ Afternoon of a Faun, George Balanchine’s lively Square Dance, Christopher Wheeldon’s Liturgy and Twyla Tharp’s energetic In the Upper Room...