Ashwini Ramaswamy boldly explores what seemingly disparate genres of dance can do when performed side by side. Invisible Cities, which will premiere this month at the Great Northern Festival in Minneapolis, features 12 dancers who specialize in distinct styles.
There are more intriguing performances than one person could possibly see this month, so our editors’ picks run the gamut. The topics—Greek mythology and systemic racism, the Ballets Russes and secondary incarceration—are as varied as the styles—contemporary, bharatanatyam, aerial. The one through line: They’re bound to make you look at the world a little differently. […]