Laura Marsh is on the editorial staff of the New York Review.
1982 is the year that stands out on the Parsons Dance program, as the company celebrates its 30th anniversary at the Joyce Theater.
The highlight of the program is surely Mark Morris's lush Pacific, performed in long, sheer skirts that look like orchid petals.
A new Cinderella set to Prokofiev's score has been called "the most dramatically convincing Cinderella in ballet."
This adaptation of two of Stravinsky's ballets—Petrushka and Le Baiser de la Fée—emphasizes the disorderly, dream-like quality of both works.