Between Ballet And Modern Dance

mercemerceOB-ED237_0727cu_DV_20090727113104Wall Street Journal dance critic Robert Greskovic was once described by dance-criticism doyenne Arlene Croce as the “most charitable of colleagues.” Greskovic is also a tremendously knowledgeable writer, which is why I turned eagerly this morning to the Journal, to read his piece on Merce Cunningham (pictured). Money quote: “”Cunningham’s dancers became a breed of their own, precisely poised between the worlds of ballet and modern dancing.”

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