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 2015
Cathedral of ice
A look back on Balanchine and Le Baiser de la Fée.
Dance April 2014
Season of the witch
An review of Angelin Preljocaj’s Spectral Evidence
Dance January 2014
A gothic beauty
On Matthew Bourne’s The Sleeping Beauty in New York
Dance May 2013
Le Sacre turns 100
A look back on Le Sacre du printemps on the centenary of Stravinsky’s famous ballet.