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Mirrors & Scrims: The Life and Afterlife of Ballet

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Winner of the Selma Jeanne Cohen Memorial Prize (2010)
In this stunning new collection of reviews and essays, dance critic Marcia B. Siegel grapples with the floating identity of ballet, as well as particular ballets, and with the expanding environment of spectacle in which ballet competes for an audience. Drawn from a wide variety of published sources, these writings conc
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Paperback, 398 pages
Published April 30th 2010 by Wesleyan University Press
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The author is a resident of New York, where she is a dance critic for for New York Magazine and the Hudson Review. She also teaches at Sarah Lawrence College. She received a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship to work on her book, The Shapes of Change.
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