Tag Archives: Ilena Norton

The Firebird burns brightly, with Ballet Ariel

Review​​​ ​​by Betsy Schwarm In the world of classical music, The Firebird is a familiar title, though perhaps more as an orchestral suite than as a choreographed work. Ballet Ariel’s spring production […]

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Charm and Delight from Ballet Ariel

A review by Betsy Schwarm Production photographs by David Andrews New productions of standard ballets are not unknown.  Especially this time of year, many choreographers dream of putting their own […]

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Ballet Ariel’s The Birth of Rock and Roll: A Preview

By Marc Shulgold Talk about strange bedfellows—Classical ballet and classic rock. Imagine Elvis crooning, “You can do anything but lay off of my pink point shoes.” But then, the Joffrey […]

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