Unexpected collaborations, women-led ballets, superstar choreographers turning their talents to opera and musical theater, singular dancemakers wrestling with issues of labor, environmental justice, and more—here’s what our contributors are looking forward to most as the 2023–24 season gets underway.
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago performed to sold-out crowds in New York City last February. Audiences similarly flocked to the Museum of Contemporary Art a month later for their packed spring series at home. The resounding message, across the country, was that Hubbard Street is back.
Here are the latest promotions, appointments and departures, as well as notable awards and accomplishments, from January 2023.
All of our performance picks this month—an evening length ballet and an off-Broadway musical, mixed bills and multi-choreographer projects—feature intriguing premieres from an impressive array of dancemakers
Choreographer Aszure Barton and Wendy Perron discuss LIFT, Barton’s new work for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. Choreographer David Dorfman discusses the NYC premiere of his newest work Come, and Back Again at the Brooklyn Academy of Music – See more at: http://www.dancemagazine.com/choreography_in_focus/5418#sthash.xz0g1N32.dpuf
Earth Dancing Every year the Thunderbird American Indian Dancers hold a rousing powwow on the Lower East Side. A New York troupe founded in 1963 by a group of Native Americans, the Thunderbird dancers represent a variety of nations descended from Mohawk, Hopi, Winnebago, and San Blas peoples. They are not professional, but they’ve handed […]