Being funny and looking good aren’t mutually exclusive (see below), but they don’t always go together either. Just think of your high school boyfriend.Most of these dance and theater shows were new—because to me, though original work can be downright awful, it can also pay off big-time.
“When I proposed it to the Neos, I said, ‘I want to do this horribly tragic story, but it’s really important to me that it’s not just sad.’ So there’s this innocence or openness—which sometimes dances really well with horrible things.
1) It’s pretty.2) It’s boring.3) It’s everywhere, crowding out more interesting dance programs.Am I the only Nutcracker Scrooge in town? I'd love to hear from the ghosts of Christmas past, present, and/or future so I can be transfigured and mend my mean-spirited ways.