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4.6 / 5 Rated by 7 members
Review from Dave C

My wife has been trying to get me to go to Ballet for years. This was a great way to get an opportunity to please her and not overdo for myself.
The performances were great, the variety was welcome and the interpretive portions interesting.
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reviewed Oct 12 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Roxanne

This was my first visit to the Cowles Center. It's very nice. The 4 different dance pieces in the Fall Rep were all very different from each other. The variety was amazing. The classical ballet was beautiful. The modern dance piece was unique,...continued

reviewed Oct 13 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from ead

Delightful!

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Program:

Serenade for Two, World Premiere

Fresh from the world stage, MDT’s Associate Artistic Director, Charles Askegard’s new ballet is set to the rhythmic and melodic score of Stravinsky’s Serenade in A, with pianist Tom Linker.

Edifice Wrecks, World Premiere

Artistic Director Lise Houlton with colleague Dane Stauffer combines the energy of company dancers in a series of “what ifs” with a musical mix from Purcell to Mozart.

A Stair Dance

The critically acclaimed, “athletically ambitious” piece by New York choreographer Eliot Feld with music by Pulitzer Prize winner Steve Reich was created in memory of tap dancer Gregory Hines.

Boccherini Dances

Founder and visionary Loyce Houlton’s choreographic statement shows her profound respect and delight for the classical ballet esthetic

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