Show Business: Ballet Dancing on the Ice

Olympic Champ John Curry turns old sport into new art

I am a skater." says John Curry firmly." I believe that the word skater has the same value as the word dancer." In fact, Curry is both an ice skater who dances and a ballet dancer who ice skates. The title of his new show, which opened at Manhattan's Felt Forum last week: Ice Dancing.

By whatever name it goes, however, Curry's show, which includes twelve other talented skater-dancers, is one of the most sumptuous treats of this year's holiday season, two hours of fascinating...

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