Dance: Love on the Rock

There are times when an evening with the City Center Jeffrey Ballet looks and sounds more like a late night at a discotheque. Still a popular item in the company's often scintillating but insubstantial repertory is Director Robert Jeffrey's Astarte, a mixed-media tour de force duet that throbs to an ear-pounding score by a group called the Crome Syrcus. Another audience favorite is Choreographer Gerald Arpino's exuberant, medieval-rock celebration. Trinity. Last week, as part of its fall season at Manhattan's City Center, the troupe gave the première of yet another rock ballet, Margo...

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