A long-awaited world premiere, a festival filled with experiments, two New York City mainstays and a trio of new works tackling environmental issues head-on—there are a lot of performances to be excited about this month, and our top picks are just the tip of the iceberg.
Festivals, farewells, fresh works—the next month promises all that and more. Here’s a mix of online and in-person shows we’re trying to fit into our refreshingly busy calendars. Hello, Goodbye NEW YORK CITYBack onstage in its home theater at last, New York City Ballet premieres new works by contemporary dance darlings Sidra Bell and Andrea […]
With how rapidly the performance landscape has shifted—and continues to shift—as the world grapples with COVID-19, looking ahead can feel fraught. Many artists, organizations and presenters remain in holding patterns. Nevertheless, we wanted to celebrate the projects that have been announced that excite us, even if their details (in particular, their planned performance dates) are […]
What would it take for you to leave home? This is the question choreographer Beth Corning asks in THE TIPPING POINT in order to turn the global refugee crisis inward on the U.S. “It’s a wake-up call to the numbing onslaught of changes in the world around us,” she says. (Originally scheduled to premiere next […]
When I was approached to write on ageism in dance, I have to admit that after the initial honor of the invite, I suddenly felt old. I guess I fit the “qualifications” to write this. I’m 63. I’ve been professionally dancing and choreographing for some 40-plus years, and, in the process, have accumulated a certain […]