I had the great opportunity to photograph the Washington Ballet from the wings, at their dress rehearsal at Sidney Harman Hall, on October 31st.
Contemporary Masters was a program combining three of the great modern dance choreographers.
Mark Morris’s Drink to Me Only with Thine Eyes had classic shapes and emotionally elegant movements.
Merce Cunningham’s Duets was performed by six couples, one pair at a time on stage, improvising to the patterns of the electronic music of John Cage.
The final work was Paul Taylor’s Company B, portraying the hope and sadness of World War II.