From October 19 to December 14, Dance Reflections by Van Cleef & Arpels will fill stages throughout New York City with contemporary dance. This will be the third Dance Reflections festival and the first to be hosted in the U.S., following editions in London in 2022 and in Hong Kong earlier this year.
Germaine Acogny, the “Mother of Contemporary African Dance,” Continues Her Conversation With Pina Bausch
The last pre-pandemic rehearsal in March 2020 for a production of Pina Bausch’s The Rite of Spring became a streaming video hit titled Dancing at Dusk, starring dancers from 14 African countries. This recast Rite finally premiered live last fall in four European cities, alongside common ground[s], a duet by and for Germaine Acogny and celebrated Bausch dancer Malou Airaudo.