Lloyd Knight is a tall, muscular Black man here wearing red leggings with silver bands at the calves. He poses against a white backdrop in forced arch, the leg closest to the camera raised in parallel attitude front. His torso arches back, nearly parallel to the ground, as he raises his arms in a purposefully bent third position. His head turns toward the camera with an easy, open smile as he tips off-balance.

Lloyd Knight Illuminates the Stage at Graham and Beyond

For the last 18 years, Lloyd Knight has been a member of the Martha Graham Dance Company, where he has been a principal since 2014. And though he deeply loves the Graham repertory and technique, and has made strong impressions in many of Graham’s works, he is always looking for more. “I don’t want to be put in a box,” he says.

“For the People” With Jack Ferver

As part of ThoughtMatter’s “For the People” docuseries featuring creative interpretations of the U.S. Constitution, this video captures choreographer Jack Ferver opening up about being bullied as a child, the political nature of dance and the myth of equal access to the American dream.

Instead of Canceling, Beach Sessions 2020 Found a New Venue: TikTok

Every August for the past five years, Beach Sessions Dance Series has been an exciting fixture on the sands of Rockaway Beach in Queens, NY. The festival brings contemporary-dance luminaries to share their work through free, outdoor site-specific performances, all while raising environmental awareness through beach cleanups and other collaborative programming. But as coronavirus began […]

The Cast of Jack Ferver's New Work is Way Cooler Than We Could Have Imagined

For Jack Ferver’s latest, he’s joined by American Ballet Theatre star James Whiteside, Martha Graham Dance Company principal Lloyd Knight, Broadway performer Garen Scribner and dancer-turned-designer Reid Bartelme (who, along with design partner Harriet Jung, also provides the costumes). Everything Is Imaginable juxtaposes these wonderfully different artists to create a portrait of queer community. April […]