Laura Jacobs’s Landscape with Moving Figures is available from Dance & Movement Press. She has been the dance critic for The New Criterion since 1994. Before that she wrote about dance for The Atlantic Monthly, Ballet Review, and Boston Phoenix. Jacobs is a contributing editor at Vanity Fair, where she writes about fashion as well as performing arts. From 1987 to 1994, Jacobs was editor in chief of Stagebill, the national program magazine. In this position she edited and wrote articles on opera, music, theater, and dance. Jacobs has written two books on fashion (Beauty and the Beene, Abrams, 1999; and The Art of Haute Couture, Abbeville Press, 1995). Her first novel, Women About Town, was published by Viking in May 2002.
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Dance June 2020
“West Side Story” without Robbins
On the new production by Ivo van Hove and Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker.
Dance June 2019
On “Natalia Osipova’s Pure Dance with David Hallberg.”
Features May 2019
On the year in dance.