There's a moment in ballet when dancers seem to hang in the air, their muscles sprung like coils, their pointed feet reaching toward the earth, their faces alive with the sheer excitement of defying gravity. It is a fleeting rush of energy, and the best dancers can make you feel it even as you sit still in your seat. It's the second before the ground, and in his 1996 ballet by that name, Trey McIntyre manages to make the second... More >>>