A historical and comparative look at three alternative Nutcrackers this season from choreographers Mark Morris, Donald Byrd, and Lily Verlaine.
Attention readers: To all those tired of the Nutcracker—whether that’s performing the Nutcracker, watching the Nutcracker, or feeling weary from the same yearly routine and… Read More »Land of the Sweets: A Burlesque Tradition
Like many dancers, I have performed in many (too many?) Nutcrackers. Intellectually, I can appreciate the ballet’s role as a family holiday tradition, the smiles… Read More »With Land of The Sweets, Nutcracker Grows Up
Lily Verlaine and Jasper McCann, the Seattle-based burlesque artists, showcased dance.