Paul Taylor's three-week season at City Center honors his 50 years of making dances that are loved around the world. One reason for the admiration, I think, is that he presents dancers who are more believably like us than ballet virtuosos are—robust, and skilled at looking a little rough around the edges. They're better than we are at tenderness—that is, at revealing it through a gesture, more imaginatively free in wildness, unrepentant in moments of ugliness. They're gleefully carnal,... More >>>