Dance: The Mark and Misha Show

Ballet meets modern as two stars launch an unlikely enterprise

Sounds in the summer air:

"The songbird yearned to sing a love song . . ."

"Do you need a beverage or a minuet?"

"We are all sexless, like a line of alphabet letters in a classroom."

Welcome to White Oak Plantation, an outpost of paradise that slipped the Lord's notice when he expunged the rest of Eden. Gazelles and antelope play here. Tigers roam. In the streams black-necked swans bob through the absurdities of their mating ritual. Perhaps even Terpsichore darts about in * the shadows, inspiring a menagerie of humans who have come to the plantation to prepare an...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!