There are four clusters of three dancers, all wearing red unitards. In each cluster, a male dancer lunges with one arm extended side for a female dancer to hold as she penchés, ducking her head below the supporting arm. Backs to the audience, the other women are seated before the men, heads resting against the men's bent knees.

9 Performances to Catch This May and June

An American company crossing the pond for the first time, festivals centering Asian dancemakers, premieres responding to colonization, transgender identity, audience relationships, and more—the performance landscape over the next two months is overflowing with possibility. Here’s what’s at the top of our lists.

A dancer costumed in bright yellow steps into a wide stance, legs crossed. Her arms are raised at the elbows, hair flying up as she begins to turn. In the foreground, a couple of dancers stride around her. Upstage are musicians.

A Sizzling Summer: The Shows to Catch as Festival Season Hits Its Stride

Summer festival season is underway, boasting a staggering number of must-see performances. Here are a handful of highlights, along with a pair of July premieres happening outside any festival umbrella. American Dance Festival DURHAM, NC  The modern dance festival’s 90th-anniversary season blazes on through July 22, with 32 performances featuring 13 festival commissions, 9 premieres, […]

Jeanette Delgado smiles as she lunges to the side and tips forward, looking over her right shoulder. Dancers on either side of her counterbalance her by holding her outstretched arms, while another supports her at the waist from behind.

7 Shows You’ll Want to Catch This June

The summer performance season is already kicking into high gear with works that take a look back, a pop musical’s long-awaited Broadway opening, an intriguing collision of big-name collaborators, and more.

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