Is Christopher Wheeldon The Real Thing? (Maybe Not?)

Christopher Wheeldon is touted as dance’s next great genius. But Tobi Tobias is still to be convinced. “Most observers, dance critics in the lead, are so grateful for what Wheeldon can do, they don’t ask for much more.  Me, I find nothing moving behind the craft—no hint of the deep feeling that can permeate ostensibly abstract work, no creation of an architectural universe that proposes a mysterious and  absorbing world in itself.”

Source: Seeing Things (AJBlogs) - 01/30/05