How Not to Behave at the Ballet

An irate balletomane wrote in to complain. Will the ill-mannered Kennedy Center patrons in question have the grace to apologize to her?

Last Friday night at the Kennedy Center in Washington DC, American Ballet Theater’s Sleeping Beauty was a beautiful affair. Only a week before, a snow storm of historic …

Company Wayne McGregor in ATOMOS (Photo: Ravi Deepres)
16 JANUARY 2016

The utmost beauty of Wayne McGregor’s Atomos

San Franciscans are partial to art that advertises itself as high-tech, and Wayne McGregor’s Atomos certainly fits that bill – with film clips designed to be viewed with 3D glasses, and costumes (referred to as “interventions”) designed from masses of parametric data produced by sensors stuck to the dancers’ bodies.…