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Glaring White Lights: Pite and McGregor

If you are in New York City, don’t miss Thomas Adès: Concentric Paths—Movements in Music, the last production of Lincoln Center’s White Light Festival. The four choreographers involved are top-flight: Karole Armitage, Wayne McGregor, Crystal Pite and Alexander Whitley. Crystal Pite’s Polaris. Photos by Andrew Lang. The most earth-shaking piece in this bunch is bound to […]

a male dancer on pointe posing in a wide second with one arm up

Meet Three Nonbinary Ballet Dancers Performing On Pointe

Training and performing on pointe are now more widely available to all genders, in both major companies and freelance projects. The result is an expansion­ of the creative possibilities in ballet—and, for nonbinary dancers Maxfield Haynes, Zsilas Michael Hughes, and Leroy Mokgatle, a sense of fulfillment that is as personal as it is artistic.

a female dancer wearing a yellow leotard dancing en pointe in front of a white backdrop

Meet Pacific Northwest Ballet’s Destiny Wimpye

Whether she’s in the studio—fearlessly flexible in a grand jété with her arms playfully thrown back—or onstage—fast and precise in her first lead role as The Nutcracker’s Lead Marzipan—Pacific Northwest Ballet corps dancer Destiny Wimpye glows. In Kiyon Ross’ new …throes of increasing wonder last season, she skittered across the floor, devouring the space. But more than dazzling leaps and quadruple pirouettes, it’s in her smaller movements, beautifully turned out, arms poised yet wondrously alive, that Wimpye shines onstage, exuding strength but also vulnerability.

Kayla Farrish is curled up on her side, twisting to stare up at the ceiling. Just behind her, a round clock leaning at an angle against a small table. She wears a bright yellow shirt and a floral patterned skirt.

9 Performances on Our Radar This March

March’s performance calendar is action-packed, with perspective-shifting premieres from women choreographers, ambitious works touring to the U.S., a pair of Broadway musicals inspired by popular novels, and more.

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