Contemporary ballet

Even with a festive program, Smuin Contemporary Ballet undersells at 25

Smuin dancers Valerie Harmon (bottom), Max van der Sterre (middle) and Peter Kurta (top) with company in Ben Needham-Wood’s ‘Echo’. Photo: Keith Sutter / Dance Smuin Smuin Contemporary Ballet opened its silver anniversary season on Friday, September 21, and founder Michael Smuin would surely be proud of what his namesake company has achieved since his […]

Classical ballet

Michael Clark, the British dancer who introduced punk to classical ballet, will perform at the Gucci Hub in Milan

Michael Clark and Gucci come together, in a way, when the British dancer and choreographer performs in the hub of the Italian house, its cultural epicenter imagined as a place of happenings and shenanigans of all kinds. Except, this season at least, not the presentation of Alessandro Michele’s Spring 2019 collection for Gucci. Still, Clark […]