The Changing Face Of The Fabulous Nederlanders

For over a quarter century, Nederlands Dans Theater has been shaped by Czech choreographer Jiri Kylian, long its artistic advisor and still chief provider of its repertory. But, judging by its opening program of a two-week New York run, Tobi Tobias writes that “the choreographer has abandoned the rooted-in-the soil-eyes-on-the-stars mode in which he forged his reputation for the sex-cruelty-and-angst-as-gorgeous-visuals realm that we know best from high-end fashion photography of the last decade.”