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, […]
Martha Graham Dance Company’s Anne Souder Shares Her Substitution-Friendly Potato-Crust Quiche and Only Green Salad Recipes
In 2020, Anne Souder made a New Year’s resolution to create less food waste—and it stuck. The Martha Graham Dance Company soloist continues to work toward this goal by finding creative ways to repurpose leftover ingredients.
A long-awaited world premiere, a festival filled with experiments, two New York City mainstays and a trio of new works tackling environmental issues head-on—there are a lot of performances to be excited about this month, and our top picks are just the tip of the iceberg.
A tribute to the life of dancer, choreographer, writer, and teacher Stuart Hodes
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.
Rarely has a biographer stretched our knowledge of her life and times as much as Neil Baldwin in his new book, Martha Graham: When Dance Became Modern.
Postgrad training programs have long held an important, if complicated, place in the dance industry. At their best, these experiences for young adults on the cusp of their careers can give students pro-level experiences and crucial industry connections. At their worst, they sell false hope in exchange for sky-high tuition.
All of our performance picks this month—an evening length ballet and an off-Broadway musical, mixed bills and multi-choreographer projects—feature intriguing premieres from an impressive array of dancemakers