William Forsythe, “In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated” (1987)

    William Forsythe

    Performance view

    This is a short clip of William Forsythe's dance “In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated,” which is the second act of his longer work Impressing the Czar (1988). The soloist featured is Sylvie Guillem, who created the role with Forsythe. At the time she was etoile in the Paris Opera Ballet. This clip comes via critic Claudia La Rocco's blog on Culturist.