Grand Rapids Ballet’s ‘Dangerous Liaisons’ Wickedly Seductive

Dangerous LiaisonsRock icon Ian “Lemmy” Kilmister of English speed metal band Motörhead famously crooned “the chase is better than the catch” in the band’s 1980 hit song of the same name. For bored French aristocrats The Marquise de Merteuil and Vicomte de Valmont in Annabelle Lopez Ochoa’s ballet adaptation of Stephen Frears’ 1988 film Dangerous Liaisons for Grand Rapids Ballet, “the chase” became a treacherous game in itself.

By Steve Sucato | Arts Air
Read the story at Arts Air | Published: February 19, 2016