Devon Louis, a shirtless Black man wearing pink-toned leggings, lifts Eran Bugge, a light-skinned, white woman who is barefoot and wearing tights and a pink ombré leotard. Louis' right arm is shaped into a low half circle. Bugge's legs are bent in front and back attitude. The dancers are gazing into each other's eyes.

Moving Into the Future: A New Era Dawns at Paul Taylor Dance Company

The past several years have brought momentous change to the Paul Taylor Dance Company: a new director, a wave of new hires, a pandemic, the naming of a choreographer in residence, all since 2018. It seems that the company has emerged from the pandemic with a new sense of mission, though with its core of fundamental values intact.

Why It's Important to Come Back From Injury on Your Own Terms

It felt like fabric ripping in my shoulder. In spring of 2019, while on tour with the Paul Taylor Dance Company in Florida, I slipped on some sweat during a solo in Esplanade and landed shoulder first. I couldn’t lift my arm for the rest of the last section, a series of catapults across the […]

The Shows Everyone Will Be Talking About This February

It’s a short month, but February is jam-packed. From a double-helping of Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker to a long-absent Balanchine solo created for the late Paul Taylor, here are the shows that most piqued our interest. The Lost Episode Michael Trusnovec Erin Baiano, Courtesy NYCB NEW YORK CITY When Martha Graham and George Balanchine collaborated […]

Go "Behind the Curtain" with Michael Novak

After joining the Paul Taylor Dance Company in 2010, Michael Novak quickly became a critic’s favorite for his quiet power onstage. But no one was more surprised than Novak when Taylor tapped him to be his successor last year, three months before the legendary choreographer died. Dance Magazine recently caught up with Novak during the […]

Nureyev on the Big Screen: A New Documentary Hits Theaters Next Month

What’s better than one film about Rudolf Nureyev? Two films about Rudolf Nureyev! We’re excited to share that a feature-length documentary titled Nureyev is slated to make its North American premiere next month. Nureyev will be shown in major U.S. cities starting April 19, giving you just enough time time to brush up on your […]