Celebrate a decade of falling for dance
The Paul Taylor Dance Company is doing a few weeks at the Koch Theater, and on Saturday night, I caught their performance of "Speaking In Tongues," a haunting work about the culty expressiveness of religion, followed by "Promethean Fire," a more crowd-pleasing explosion set to Bach. From such a lo ... More >>
It’s dance dance revolutionary
The cartoonist's most famous character comes to new life on screen
Jill Johnston died on September 18, following a stroke nine days earlier. The shock waves are reverberating. Perhaps we thought she was indestructible. Jill began to write about dance for The Village Voice in 1959, four years after Dan Wolf, Ed Fancher, and Norman Mailer founded the small, feisty ... More >>
Five choreographers pay tribute to the dance icon
The veteran troupe tries a contempo spin on some classic works
Merce Cunningham, one of the world's best-known choreographers, died this weekend at the age of 90. From the beginnings of his career he was involved with forward-looking collaborators (Martha Graham, John Cage), and persisted in experiments, sometimes based on chance, with the limits of the form ... More >>
Dance and music bring out the ladies
Revisiting choreography of the 'American Century'
Mommy, there's a Momix under my bed!
An upstate lab nurtures fine performers
A new collection of illuminating stories
Extending the legacy of dance ancestor Katherine Dunham, 19092006
Pack the word postmodern away temporarily and relish harmony
Layering neighborhoods past and present onto the city and remembered dances onto the body
Waves and particles, sylphs and expiring swans: Two companies, two aesthetics, same stage
Coming attraction: Great dance, five different troupes nightly for six nights at a tiny price
New compact transcends "amicable ambiguity"
Artists and Scholars Trace Sex, Politics, and Religion Through Caribbean Dance
From Martha to Hip-HopNew Yorkers, Its All Ours!
Long Nights in a City of Many Tribes
Whats Gone Came Back to the Joyce and Town Hall
Conjuring a Fairy of Light
The Avant-Garde Takes Center Stage
Next Chapter of a Sad Saga
Two Giants of Dance Join Forces
Vote Early and Often
African American choreography blooms in city parks and theaters
Dancers on the Page
Mark Dendy Celebrates His Inner Drag Queens