Charleston City Paper: Opening Night Preview

“…this production, moderated by the Miami City Ballet Artistic Director Lourdes Lopez, will include discussion and film in addition to exquisite performances, making it a Spoleto-exclusive, don’t-miss event celebrating Robbins’ remarkable life and work.”

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Fjord Review: Dancing on the Edge

“Lopez does a stupendous job of keeping the flame of Balanchine alive but, as this program demonstrated, she also looks to the future and makes all the right choices in enriching the company’s repertory with the very best choreography of today.”

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Miami Artzine: Program Four Review

“Circles became straight lines, canons twirled to unison, out of nowhere, a dynamic series of turns came right down the middle of the stage. There was a playfulness in the childlike formations, hops and skips, but there was no subtlety in the demands of the piece.”

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Theory’s Spotlight on Lourdes Lopez

“The biggest misconception about dance is that you need to know something about dance to get it. You don’t; you only need to have an open mind and soul and let it speak to you— and it will.”

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