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Free in NYC: Cardona and Lacey, Tap It Out, & Souleymane Badolo

Free shows in NYC this week include: July 9–11 The latest installment of an eight-part series by Wally Cardona and Jennifer Lacey focuses on the quirks of the creative process. Each performance of The Set Up invites a different master artist—this time, French baroque dancer Jean-Christophe Paré—to discuss his or her medium, followed by a […]

Lots of Our Faves Won Bessies Last Night

“I love awards,” declared the inimitable Judith Jamison last night at the Bessies. “But then I’ve had a lot of practice.” Presenting alongside Amar Ramasar—who couldn’t help giggling at her—Jamison lit up the entire theater with her enthusiasm. Awards are always great when they’re going to the people you love and admire most. And last […]

Celebrate New York City, River to River

Will you be in New York City this month? Whether you live here or you’re visiting, the River-to-River festival will transport you to picturesque parts of the city where you can see a zesty array of downtown stars. The festival, with events in Manhattan and Governors Island, takes place in June this year instead of […]

Dance Matters: Swing Into the Season

Ellington’s Nut at the Apollo   While the Apollo is a mecca for musical performers, the Harlem theater has a long heritage as a hub for dance. “From Honi Coles and Bojangles to John Bubbles, the Nicholas Brothers, the Hines Brothers, and Sammy Davis Jr.—practically every tap artist performed here at some point,” says Mikki […]

Vital Signs

Big Dancing in Small Parks  NEW YORK CITY  SummerStage is back, offering free outdoor performances in all five boroughs. This month, the Francesca Harper Project performs Harper’s Modo Fusion: Art Prototype, a foray into the world of beauty pageants that fuses dance with music and film in the East River Park, Aug. 16. In a […]

New York Notebook

The Pils Get Tied Up   The latest Pilobolus premieres could either be super-fun or go off the rails. With ropes (courtesy choreographer Trish Sie; see “When the Camera Is Your Partner,” April 2012) and chains (courtesy Penn & Teller, in escape-artist mode), they wade into dangerous territory—physically and taste-wise. The lineup will, of course, […]

Bessie Award Winners!

The 2012 Bessies were last night! Elizabeth Streb hosted and there were performances by Trisha Brown Dance Company and Souleymane Badolo. Here’s a quick breakdown of the awards given: -Paul Taylor was presented the 2012 Bessie Award for Lifetime Achievement in Dance. -Alice Teirstein, a 30 year veteran dance teacher at the Fieldston School and […]

The Bessies at the Apollo Tonight!

Sure it’s an Awards show, but equally important is the fact that the Bessies is a collaboration between several NYC dance institutions. For years it was the amiable co-production of Dance Theater Workshop, Danspace Project, and the Joyce. Now the Bessies are done in collaboration with Dance/NYC, but other trusty organizations are involved: the Field, […]