April’s performance calendar is filled with happy returns, from Broadway once again welcoming Camille A. Brown to a fresh cohort of contemporary artists at Danspace Project for its Platform 2022. Here’s what’s piqued our interest.
If you follow Alina Cojocaru, Evan McKie or Maria Khoreva on social media, a new name may have caught your attention lately. At 30, Juliano Nuñes has already landed private commissions with an impressive list of ballet stars, who are drawn to his collaborative approach. The young Brazilian left the Royal Ballet of Flanders in […]
Every dancer faces a moment in their career when they question their artistic identity. For Juliet Burnett, she reacted by reaching into her cultural roots. While ascending through the ranks at The Australian Ballet, Burnett began studying Javanese dance. Now, as a first soloist with Royal Ballet of Flanders under Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, her thirst […]
The ’20s might just be beginning, but the dance world hasn’t lost any momentum. Here are five performances for a roaring start to the decade. The Air We Breathe Mariana Valencia in her Yugoslavia Ian Douglas, Courtesy Blake Zidell & Associates NEW YORK CITY In her new evening-length, Mariana Valencia pays homage to the Mexican […]
Claude Debussy’s only completed opera, Pelléas et Mélisande, emphasizes clarity and subtlety over high-flung drama as a deadly love triangle unfolds. Opera Vlaanderen and Royal Ballet of Flanders are commemorating the 100th anniversary of the composer’s death with a new production of the landmark opera that is sure to be anything but traditional: Sidi Larbi […]