Choreographer Andrea Miller is known for works that stretch the body to extremes and portray a community on the edge.
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.
British dance artist Jules Cunningham’s latest work, how did we get here?, explores the memories and emotion held in the bodies of its three performers: Cunningham themself, Harry Alexander and—wait for it—Spice Girl Mel C.
A plethora of premieres and a pair of limited engagement touring appearances add up to a packed dance calendar, from coast to coast and even across the pond. Here’s what has us most intrigued.
New year, new works—here are four programs we’re very much looking forward to this month.
This month, festivals are unfolding in the Bay Area and thought-provoking premieres are making their debuts in New York City—and it’s all available to watch online. Meanwhile, across the pond, a show that got its start as a livestreamed event is being adapted for live, in-person audiences. Here’s what we have our eye on. Drawing […]
As most theaters across the world remain closed, London’s contemporary dance hub Sadler’s Wells and cultural broadcaster BBC Arts have come together to produce a day-long digital dance festival on January 28. Dancing Nation will showcase 15 new and beloved works by world-class, U.K.-based companies and choreographers over three hour-long, pre-recorded segments. Highlights will include […]
Known as the “mother of contemporary African dance,” Senegalese-French dancer and choreographer Germaine Acogny first saw Pina Bausch’s The Rite of Spring performed by dancers of the Paris Opéra Ballet. Presented with the tale of human sacrifice and gender relationships, she couldn’t help but draw parallels between the ritualistic choreography and traditions from her African […]