martedì 9 dicembre 2014

Dancing video of the day. L.A. Dance Project: Reflections

"Benjamin Millepied’s brainchild returns with a love letter to the city
Enterprising choreographer Benjamin Millepied’s recent move back to his native France to take up the coveted directorship of the Paris Ballet Opera hasn’t meant he has severed ties with his great muse: Los Angeles. Three years after setting up the LA Dance Project, Millepied is hard at work on the artist collective’s ongoing trilogy, Gems. A Van Cleef & Arpels-commissioned project, the ballet is a retelling of George Balanchine’s 1967 Jewels, often cited as the seminal choreographer’s most defining work that was inspired by his regular walks past the store windows on New York’s Fifth Avenue. " Read more at