Three dancers in rehearsal-wear move through their hips in a way evocative of salsa dancing as they face forward.

10 Must-See Shows Hitting Stages This April

The spring performance season is moving full steam ahead with literary-inspired ballets, a queer reimagining of Carmen, and premieres drawing from everything from the upcoming solar eclipse to contemporary American politics. Here’s what’s grabbing our attention.

Jasmine Hearn crawls on a red stage, a mask over her mouth, audience behind her

Many Bodies in One: The Deep Practice of Jasmine Hearn

Jasmine Hearn’s performance is already in motion as the audience enters Rice University’s Moody Center for the Arts. Sweeping gestures slice the air as Hearn’s gaze intensifies, drawing us deeper into the kinetic environment they are creating amidst Kapwani Kiwanga’s sprawling installation. Hearn stops, exhales, smiles and takes the mic in hand to officially welcome […]

June's Best Performance Bets, Chosen by DM Writers and Editors

This month’s picks include premieres, Little Princes and a principal dancer’s farewell that’s sure to leave you sobbing. Here are the shows our writers and editors around the country are most excited to catch. Pearls in PA STAYCEE PEARL dance project & Soy Sos Kitoko Chargois, Courtesy PearlArts Studios PITTSBURGH Choreographer Staycee Pearl is on […]

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