Chameleonlike choreographer Stefanie Batten Bland brings her singular imagination to everything she touches, from buzzy immersive shows to her own transformative pieces.
Sonja Kostich, who in August 2022 was named the Baryshnikov Arts Center’s new executive director, has always thought of herself as a creative person. “I like to think big,” Kostich says. “I’m willing to take that risk to go for the dream, because I think it’s possible.”
New works, well-known music and—of course—The Nutcracker: There are plenty of performances to choose from as the winter holidays approach. Here are seven that caught our eye this month.
On the eve of receiving the Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Award, Mikhail Baryshnikov shares his thoughts on artistry, the war in Ukraine and lessons learned during the pandemic.
For 25 years, Bijayini Satpathy had been a dancer and teacher at Nrityagram, a community in southern India devoted to the study and performance of Odissi. Instead of her planned solo tour last year, she entered a period of intensive creativity and self-discovery.
This month, festivals are unfolding in the Bay Area and thought-provoking premieres are making their debuts in New York City—and it’s all available to watch online. Meanwhile, across the pond, a show that got its start as a livestreamed event is being adapted for live, in-person audiences. Here’s what we have our eye on. Drawing […]
Spring is in the air, and performance calendars are (dare we say it?) almost as busy as they ever have been, if still largely housed on the internet. This mix of online screenings, outdoor events and indoor performances for limited audiences caught our eye this month. Caged In Stefanie Batten Bland’s Kolonial Maria Baranova, Courtesy […]
Here are the latest promotions, appointments and transfers, plus notable awards and accomplishments from the last month. Comings & Goings Bradley Shelver has been appointed artistic director of the newly formed Brooklyn Festival Dance Company. Hanna Kiel has been named choreographer in residence at Canada’s Ballet Jörgen. At Paris Opéra Ballet, Silvia Saint-Martin, Francesco Mura […]