The mid-1980s scarred the dance world's soul. The number of deaths from AIDS was on the rise. Under the Reagan administration, government funding for artists was drying up. The uncertain times coincided with a renewed interest in narrative and emotion among adventurous choreographers who'd done their teething on Merce Cunningham's the-movement-is-the-meaning credo and the formal experiments of such choreographers as Trisha Brown, Lucinda... More >>>