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Benjamin Millepied’s L.A. Dance Project Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary

In a downtown parking lot on Oct. 27, a couple of grey cars pulled up from which dancers emerged. They proceeded to enact a rave party scene mostly in slow motion. A work by Franco-Austrian choreographer Gisèle Vienne, the 90-minute dance performance, titled Crowd, was a vivid tableau, the slow motion effectively amplifying the urges on […]

‘Carmen’ Review: Melissa Barrera and Paul Mescal in a Bizet Riff With More Passion Than Point

Dancer-choreographer Benjamin Millepied makes his feature directing debut by recasting the famous opera as an experimental fever dream on the U.S.-Mexico border.