Laura Marsh

Laura Marsh is on the editorial staff of the New York Review.

  • Dancing Kafka

    September 21, 2013

    In this adaptation of Kafka’s The Metamorphosis, Edward Watson evokes the nightmarish experience Kafka describes—of a man who wakes up one morning to find himself transformed into a giant insect—through the vocabulary of ballet.

  • Parsons Dance

    January 14, 2014 — January 26, 2014

    1982 is the year that stands out on the Parsons Dance program, as the company celebrates its 30th anniversary at the Joyce Theater.

  • The Houston Ballet at the Joyce

    October 22, 2013 — October 27, 2013

    The highlight of the program is surely Mark Morris's lush Pacific, performed in long, sheer skirts that look like orchid petals.

  • Christopher Wheeldon's Cinderella

    October 23, 2013 — October 27, 2013

    A new Cinderella set to Prokofiev's score has been called "the most dramatically convincing Cinderella in ballet."

  • A Dancer's Dream: Two Works by Stravinsky

    June 27, 2013 — June 29, 2013

    This adaptation of two of Stravinsky's ballets—Petrushka and Le Baiser de la Fée—emphasizes the disorderly, dream-like quality of both works.