April 29th, 2018

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Jerome Robbins, Ballet’s Mr.‘Take It Easy, Baby,’ at 100
Our chief dance critic on this great theater maker and his particularly American style of ballet, which weeded out artifice and embraced naturalism.


Theater does not consist of words alone. And much of what can be sublime in theater goes beyond words. It is true that all the great choreographers are also among the great makers of theater — perhaps especially when they move furthest from words and narrative. But nobody has demonstrated this point more substantially than Jerome Robbins.
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