Tatyana is an extraordinary dance work that tells an intense emotional story inspired by Pushkin’s novel Eugene Onegin. This is not a work for those who prefer narrative interpretations of literature in dance. Characters and events are hinted at with telling props: Onegin, the dandy is characterized by his hat and the cane that will kill Lensky; Lensky fights the duel with a fan, which he whirls and snaps open and shut ineffectually; Tatyana’s marriage is indicated by a veil. (more…)