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Monday, May 14, 2012

Michael Pink's Generous Peter Pan

A great deal happens both on and beneath the surface of Michael Pink's generous ballet Peter Pan, created for the Milwaukee Ballet in 2010 and revised earlier this year for the Colorado Ballet and again for Milwaukee. With deepened interpretations...
Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011

World Premieres and Old School Showpieces

A deep stage, good lighting and up-close seating made the South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center an excellent venue for the Nancy Einhorn Milwaukee Ballet II in “Classical To Contemporary,” a program of seven dances in as many styles...
Monday, July 11, 2011
Milwaukee Ballet performances are always a high and its summer fundraising scheme is literally so. Even the name, “Ballet Up to the Bar,” is dizzying. Until Sept. 4, you can raise your spirits with unique specialty drinks at a variety of Milwaukee establishment knowing that part of the cost of your drink will support Milwaukee Ballet...
Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2010
Off to the Cabaret: Mark Clements, the Milwaukee Rep’s new artistic director, scored an A-plus with his debut masterpiece, Cabaret. Opening night earned a standing ovation for the cast and design team, including choreographer Michael Pink, resplendent in red trousers...
09.18.2010 | | Posted at 11:42 AM

Though flawed, the Rep's CABARET is far better than anything Broadway has pushed through town in the past year.

By Russ Bickerstaff
From the moment one steps into the Quadracci Theatre, it’s apparent that the show is going to be very, very big. Strings of lights rush out from the stage into the audience. Milwaukee Rep Artistic Intern Ensemble members mill about the place in full costume in full character. A vague haze clings to the air. There’s been a concerted effort to make the entire place feel like Berlin in the 1930...
Monday, May 17, 2010

Dance Review

Milwaukee Ballet’s new Peter Pan is visually and aurally ravishing. The bedrock of the work is Philip Feeney’s thrilling score, commissioned by the company for this world premiere and triumphantly performed by the Ballet Orchestra and the Milwaukee Children’s Choir under conductor Pasquale Laurino. In the music as in the dancing...
Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Michael Pink debuts world premiere based on J.M. Barrie story

The Milwaukee Ballet’s new Peter Pan by Artistic Director Michael Pink could be the most spectacular show ever originated in Milwaukee. The list of reasons to see it is mighty compelling. One of Pink’s aims is to prove that a big theatrical statement with high production values, an original score and a live orchestra can be made at a reasonable cost. In this case, that’s less than a half-million dollars...

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