“Serenade,” “Asphodel Meadows,” “Archīva”
Academy of Music
May 15, 2016
by Leigh Witchel
copyright © 2016 by Leigh Witchel
New Artistic Director Angel Corella was constrained by union rules last season; this season he embarked on a slash and burn through the company’s ranks, with 12 dancer contracts not renewed and 17 total leaving. The newer dancers favored in casting gave a portrait of what the company he’s planning will look like.
Lillian DiPiazza and Arian Molina Soca in “Asphodel Meadows.” Photo © Alexander Iziliaev.