Striking performer. Adventurous choreographer. Unforgettable teacher. Straight-from-the-hip reviewer. Inspiring mentor. Gustave Martinez Solomons jr was all these things and more.
Eclectic festivals and outdoor offerings, a Broadway transfer and a rare London tour—and, of course, more than a handful of brand-new works pulling from an intriguing array of source material. Here’s what we’re looking forward to as summer winds to an end.
Merce Cunningham’s Changeling was the third in a trilogy of solos created and performed by the iconoclastic choreographer, in which he was “concerned with the possibility of containment and explosion being instantaneous.”
French Jewelry Maison Van Cleef & Arpels Cements Its Commitment to Contemporary Dance With a Brand-New Festival
Van Cleef & Arpels is no stranger to the world of dance. The brand is now launching Dance Reflections, an annual festival to be hosted in different cities internationally.
New year, new works—here are four programs we’re very much looking forward to this month.
In much the same way that it would be reductive to think of Merce Cunningham’s choreography as steps divorced from meaning, to call Alla Kovgan’s highly anticipated film Cunningham a documentary is to oversimplify. There’s rare archival footage, sure, but the musings of Cunningham, his early dancers, John Cage, and Robert Rauschenberg are melded with […]
Here are the latest promotions, appointments and transfers, plus notable awards and accomplishments from the last month. Comings & Goings Karen Kain Karolina Kuras, Courtesy National Ballet of Canada Karen Kain will retire as artistic director of National Ballet of Canada in January 2021, at which time she will be named artistic director emeritus. A […]
There are a number of new dance titles hitting bookstores this fall, and there seems to be something for everyone. Practical advice from Twyla Tharp and Annie-b Parson? Check. Enticing biographical entries featuring writing by the likes of Jerome Robbins and Mark Morris? Check. Gorgeous coffee table books and distillations of academic research? Check and […]