The New York City Ballet dancer whom NY Times critic Alastair Macaulay described as looking “as if she’d eaten one sugar plum too many” appeared on NBC’sToday Show to talk about Macaulay’s comment and the backlash it provoked.
As a dancer, I do put myself out there to be criticized, and my body is part of my art form.”
Graham Spicer is a writer, director and photographer in Milan, blogging (under the name ‘Gramilano’) about dance, opera, music and photography for people “who are a bit like me and like some of the things I like”. He was a regular columnist for Opera Now magazine and wrote for the BBC until transferring to Italy.
His scribblings have appeared in various publications from Woman’s Weekly to Gay Times, and he wrote the ‘Danza in Italia’ column for Dancing Times magazine.