Last weekend in Edison Theatre, the Washington University Dance Theatre performed at a level one scarcely expects of dancers who are primarily undergraduates, whether at a conservatory or (as is the case with Wash. U.'s dance program) a school of liberal arts. Most dancers-in-training never have the opportunity to dance the works of the great choreographers, but the Worseck Dance Fund made it possible to bring in Marina Eglevsky from the Balanchine Trust to teach four dancers the exquisite "Waltz Fantasie" and to allow Cecil Slaughter to restage excerpts from James Truitte's "With Timbrel and Dance, Praise His Name." Both pieces received excellent performances, but choreography by Wash. U. faculty members and an erstwhile artist-in-residence turned out to be the most enjoyable, interesting and downright unforgettable... More >>>