For the close of their season, Ballet West presents a program that spans over 80 years of dance making with three astoundingly diverse works. Beginning with George Balanchine’s Chaconne, dancers in softly draped dresses cover the stage as Gluck’s pastoral score drifts through the theater. They gently weave […]
Mary Lyn Graves
Mary Lyn Graves, a native of Tulsa, OK, studied dance at the University of Oklahoma. She currently dances with Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company in Salt Lake City.
While introducing “The Nijinsky Revolution,” Ballet West artistic director Adam Sklute recalled the riotous shock with which much of Vaslav Nijinksy’s work was met. Sklute described the boundary-pushing nature of Nijinsky’s movement and libretti, inviting the modern audience seated in the Capitol Theater on opening night to see if […]
Despite my best efforts, I was running late to Mudson, a works in progress series presented by loveDANCEmore. As I rushed into the lobby of Sugar Space, my eyes just barely caught the long limbs of a dancer, clad in relaxed rehearsal clothes, finishing a swooping movement and […]