Amy Winehouse, Big Ones, & BalletX at the Joyce Theater, Aug. 16-24, 2016….

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Ballet X dancers Zachary Kapeluck and Richard Villaverde in "Big Ones" by Trey McIntyre. Photo by Alexander Iziliaev. Ballet X dancers Zachary Kapeluck and Richard Villaverde in “Big Ones” by Trey McIntyre. Photo by Alexander Iziliaev.

I am a big fan of BalletX and I make sure to be front and center whenever they are performing the NYC area…It’s been exciting to watch this company grow and evolve into what I think, is one of the best small contemporary ballet companies in the United States.

I vividly remember the emotionally stirring performance of Alex Ketley’s 2009 work Silt, shown as part of the Joyce Theater’s 2013’s Ballet 6.0 festival. There was a dark edginess to the work. Mr. Ketley’s use of the body in space was innovative and possessed a haunting yet melodic structure. The piece was fresh, riveting and powerful… BalletX gave a very memhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xtbDstFc5fMorable performance …I remember it as being one of the best performances I had seen that year….

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