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.
In Rachid Ouramdane’s Tenir le temps, Annie Hanauer articulates the choreography with unforced precision, her natural demeanor and smooth transitions the perfect fit for Ouramdane’s undulating, abstract patterns. Few seem to notice that there is something slightly different about her: Hanauer was born missing part of her left arm, and now has a prosthetic one. […]