Category Archives: JENNIFER HOMANS

The Marvelous Mark Morris

By Victoria Looseleaf How do I love thee, Mark Morris? Let me count the ways. Let’s just say that The Leaf has been a major fan since you choreographed John Adams’ opera, Nixon in China, and the brilliantly hilarious Hard … Continue reading

Posted in APOLLO’S ANGELS, HANDEL, JENNIFER HOMANS, JOAN ACOCELLA, JOHN ADAMS, LOS ANGELES OPERA, MARK MORRIS DANCE GROUP, NIXON IN CHINA, THE HARD NUT | Comments Off

Pointe Blank: The Tragedy of Black Swan

By Victoria Looseleaf Waterboarding is nothing compared to wearing pointe shoes. Or at least that’s what Natalie Portman would have us believe of her Nina Sayers, the ballerina she portrays in Darren Aronofsky’s latest flick, Black Swan. Indeed, the gorgeous … Continue reading

Posted in APOLLO’S ANGELS, BARBARA HERSHEY, BENJAMIN MILLEPIED, BLACK SWAN, DARREN ARONOFSKY, JENNIFER HOMANS, MILA KUNIS, Natalie Portman, NIJINSKY, PAVLOVA, VINCENT CASSEL, WINONA RYDER | 4 Comments