The New York Times: “Striving for Steps that Look Effortless”

The New York Times: “Striving for Steps that Look Effortless”

“‘If you love the warm of the sun…go.’ These words, which you might find in a tourist brochure about this desert city [Phoenix], actually come from the 19th-century Danish ballet choreographer August Bournonville, recounting in his memoirs a trip to southern Italy, not the American Southwest. Yet there is a connection between those sentiments and him and Phoenix, or this well be when Ballet Arizona becomes the first American company to mount a complete production of the 1842 ballet inspired by that Italian journey, Bournonville’s NapoliRead more.”

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