Alonzo King LINES Ballet is Picture Perfect

I have a confession: I've been a dancer my whole life and a dance editor for 3 years, and, until last night, I'd never seen Alonzo King LINES Ballet. I'd heard phenomenal things, and I'd seen photos—beautiful, perfect images of never-ending limbs, bulging muscles and limitless flexibility. (Several are on Dance Spirit's Pinterest page.) So as I entered opening night of LINES' run at The Joyce Theater yesterday, I wondered if every moment could possibly be as flawless as their photos would suggest. And what I saw was beyond my expectations: So many endless lines, and interesting shapes, and some of the longest legs I've ever seen! Instead of gushing and gushing over these beautiful dancers, I'll just show you some pictures so you can see for yourself.

If you're in NYC, make sure to check out the show. The company will be performing Resin and Scheherazade at The Joyce Theater until Sunday. Click here for more info and tickets.

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