My recent book, Shifting Cultural Power: Questions and Case Studies in Performance, imagines equity-based models in dance that decenter whiteness.
Here are five penned-by-dancers titles, out now and upcoming, to add to your TBR pile. Being a Ballerina: The Power and Perfection of a Dancing Life Courtesy University Press of Florida Gavin Larsen’s memoir oftentimes reads more like a novel than an autobiography. In the Preface, she confesses that her “dancer-self” sometimes seems like a […]
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 […]
As the fall performance season kicks into high gear, we’ve been cramming as much excellent dance on our calendars as possible. But if you’re feeling overwhelmed by all the options, we’ve got you covered: From rare U.S. appearances by one of our 2018 “25 to Watch” to an autumn mainstay for New Yorkers, Romeo and […]
Hofesh Shechter's Latest Hits North America, Plus Six Other Shows That Sparked Our Interest This Month
We are deep into the fall season, and the steady stream of great performances has yet to let up. Here are the shows we’re keeping an eye on this month. It’s the End of the World as We Know It Hofesh Shechter’s Grand Finale. Photo by Rahi Rezvani, Courtesy Danse Danse MONTREAL AND NEW YORK […]