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Flash Review, 2-2: The Unbearable Lightness of Lingering
Floating with Colorado Ballet at the Joyce

By Paul Ben-Itzak
Copyright 2000 The Dance Insider

(For the woman with the Indigo Girls quote on her screen saver. "I'm crawling on your shore.")

Imagine you are in a world slowed so that you can appreciate every breath, every parting of the lips, every ripple of the skin in every undulation. When a dancer arrests motion, she arrests life and gives us the ability to relish it, breath by breath. This is what was given to me Tuesday night at the Joyce, in Colorado Ballet's production of Stanton Welch's "Of Blessed Memory," by the ballerina Maria Mosina.

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