Bustling festivals, fresh premieres, unexpected team-ups—the dance scene is only burning brighter as we enter the final weeks of summer. Here are our top picks for August.
At a moment when our field feels ripe for reinvention, the artists on our annual list of dancers, choreographers and companies poised for a breakout year are brimming with possibilities. Here they are: the 25 movers, makers and multi-hyphenates we believe are shaping the dance world of tomorrow. Keerati Jinakunwiphat Jayme Thornton For Keerati Jinakunwiphat, […]
Here are the latest promotions, appointments and transfers, plus notable awards and accomplishments from the last month. Comings & Goings Koto Ishihara has joined National Ballet of Canada as a first soloist. Greta Hodgkinson will retire after the 2019–20 season, giving her final performance in March. Meklit Hadero has been appointed chief of program at […]
Kyle Abraham’s powerhouse A.I.M has recently been expanding its model. Last spring, the company invited Andrea Miller to create a work, A.I.M’s first commission by a guest choreographer. The program also included pieces by Bebe Miller and Doug Varone—marking a shift from all-Abraham repertory shows. This fall, for its Joyce season, A.I.M is again trying […]
Choreographer Kyle Abraham makes captivating, dynamic dances. But did you know that he makes just as many captivating, dynamic playlists? Abraham creates a custom playlist for every piece he makes. They don’t include songs that are actually in the piece; rather ones that capture the atmosphere or energy of it. His 2011 work Live! The […]
Raise your hand if you’ve ever gotten sucked down an informational rabbit hole on the internet. (Come on, we know it’s not just us.) Now, allow us to direct you to this new project from Google Arts & Culture. To celebrate Black History Month, they’ve put together a newly curated collection of images, videos and […]
As the fall performance season kicks into high gear, we’ve been cramming as much excellent dance on our calendars as possible. But if you’re feeling overwhelmed by all the options, we’ve got you covered: From rare U.S. appearances by one of our 2018 “25 to Watch” to an autumn mainstay for New Yorkers, Romeo and […]