Dancer’s Pick: “In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated”

Each week or so, we’ll feature a video hand-picked by one our dancers. This week’s Dancer’s Pick is a pas de deux from William Forsythe’s ballet “In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated.” It first premiered in Paris in 1987 and became famous for its simplicity and lack of external effects:

About the Dancers
The lady with those fantastic rubber band legs is Svetlana Zakharova, a dancer of almost 15 years from the Ukraine. She is considered one of the greatest living ballerinas today, and rumored to be the highest-paid.

Andrei Merkuriev is a ballet soloist in the Kirov Ballet in Russia.


4 Responses to “Dancer’s Pick: “In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated””

  1. 1 Aubrey Klinger
    October 14, 2009 at 6:08 pm


  2. 3 Ashley Klinger
    October 14, 2009 at 6:09 pm

    There are no words… or bones in her body for that matter :))

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