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.
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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 >>
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 >>