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2015 Stories by Elizabeth Zimmer

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  • Soledad Barrio/Noche Flamenca

    published April 8, 2015

    Flamenco, born in Spanish taverns, never looks better than up close, and this compact company flourishes in the narrow confines of the Joe's Pub... More >>

  • HARLEM RENAISSANCE

    published April 8, 2015

    Founded in 1969 by Arthur Mitchell, a principal dancer with the New York City Ballet, Dance Theatre of Harlem has built a fresh troupe, and... More >>

  • Stephen Petronio Company

    published April 8, 2015

    Another one­choreographer troupe joins a trend: Stephen Petronio incorporates Merce Cunningham's Warhol­designed RainForest into... More >>

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    Flexn Dances True but Misses the Mark

    published April 1, 2015

    Breaking emerged in the Bronx in the 1980s before sweeping the globe, compelling viewers with individual virtuosity and toughness, often... More >>

  • Gabrielle Revlock and Nicole Bindler

    published April 1, 2015

    There's a mystical connection between these two Philadelphia choreographers, whose work has been described as "joyfully disorienting," and this... More >>

  • Liz Gerring/Michelle Dorrance

    published April 1, 2015

    Who says female choreographers can't get work? These two garner rave reviews and pack houses; offering beauty and brains in contemporary and tap... More >>

  • NATURE'S COURSE

    published March 25, 2015

    You could call Karole Armitage trilingual; she's fluent in ballet, postmodern dance, and science, and famed for her early punk-ballerina... More >>

  • BODY LANGUAGE

    published March 25, 2015

    Critic Edwin Denby’s Dancers, Buildings, and People in the Streets, a 1965 collection of brilliant observations about the art form,... More >>

  • MUSEUM PIECES

    published March 25, 2015

    Martha Graham, who died in 1991, famously plundered the literature of ancient Greece and nineteenth-century America to find subjects for her great... More >>

  • OFF THE CHAIN

    published March 18, 2015

    You may have noticed the Joyce’s name on large-scale dance productions at the uptown auditorium formerly known as the New York State... More >>

  • SOLDIER GIRL

    published March 4, 2015

    If you’ve shared your life with little girls, or were one, you know the story behind the legend of Mulan, a tale of cross-dressing,... More >>

  • HAUS PARTY

    published February 25, 2015

    Jennifer Backhaus, a native of Southern California, trained in ballet, gymnastics, and Limón technique, learning to take space with... More >>

  • DANCE CLASS

    published February 18, 2015

    The myth of the dumb dancer gets laid to rest at the Dance/NYC Symposium, an annual gabfest paced by more than 80 of the best minds among... More >>

  • CUBA LIBRE

    published February 11, 2015

    From a small island 90 miles from Key West, a South American city where traditional tango merges with contemporary dance, and a European land that... More >>

  • OFF THE BEATEN TRACK

    published January 28, 2015

    Artists scramble to get their work into the prestigious Fresh Tracks performance and residency program, but the game is worth the candle:... More >>

  • THE MOVING IMAGE

    published January 21, 2015

    Following an opening gala honoring former Voice photog Lois Greenfield, a cornucopia of new and historic dance films overflows at this 43rd... More >>

  • BACK TO BALLET

    published January 14, 2015

    The sugarplums are tucked away for another year; the dancers took a breather. Now the New York City Ballet can get back to its real job,... More >>

  • FASCINATING RHYTHM

    published January 7, 2015

    Percussive dance is infectious and diverse. This edition of Stam-Pede includes Irish dance star Brian Cunningham and Atlantic Steps in An... More >>

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