In “Bob Fosse’s DANCIN’,” 27-year-old Kolton Krouse, who is nonbinary, performed a track that included roles in both heels and flats. It was a significant step toward inclusivity that also felt natural. Fosse asked dancers to be themselves onstage; “DANCIN’” simply showed Krouse as Krouse.
From major Broadway transfers to a jazzy anniversary extravaganza (and much more in between), March’s performance calendar is chock-full of excitement. Here’s what we’re making time in our schedules to see.
Remembering award-winning dancer, director, choreographer and teacher Chet Walker, an expert in the work of Bob Fosse.
Christine Colby Jacque and Wayne Cilento tackle their current project: the Broadway-bound revival of Dancin’.
Born January 13, 1925, inimitable Broadway star Gwen Verdon was put in dance classes by her mother after suffering rickets as a toddler.
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 […]
Some things—like Fosse’s iconic choreography—never go out of style. One of the latest trends to take over TikTok is the #FosseChallenge, where everyone from pro dancers to amateurs are taking a stab at moves from Sweet Charity‘s “Rich Man’s Frug.” Even some original Fosse performers have been getting in on the action. In what seems […]
As virtually every dancer, choreographer or dance company with a smart phone and a web connection has put their original and archival material online, the internet is awash with options—short and long, professional and amateur, serious and ironic. But few are as novel as Warren Wright’s recent effort: re-creating Bob Fosse’s iconic “Rich Man’s Frug” […]