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A late arrival to Aisle Be Seeing You is Alan Helms' review of the Lar Lubovitch Dance Company from Bay Windows. The tardiness of this posting is no reflection on Alan, it's more a reflection of my holiday muddled head. Here's a bit:
"Placed in historical context, Lar Lubovitch presents an interesting case. For
two hundred years Western dance was exclusively narrative, and then Balanchine
appeared on the scene. Though Balanchine occasionally created story ballets
(notably Nutcracker and Don Quixote), his works were largely
abstract, and with the slow, stubborn persistence of the genius that he was, he
gradually created the audience he needed to appreciate his radically new work.
Ever since, most choreographers have either specialized in dance that tells a
story or dance that is basically about movement, which is to say dance about
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