The college dance scene can be a great resource for early-career choreographers looking to dip their toes into teaching or make new work on students, as it usually comes with a flexible schedule and considerable artistic freedom.
Rashaun Mitchell + Silas Riener perform in Gagosian gallery’s latest episode of Gagosian Premieres. Available on Gagosian’s website and YouTube channel, the short film celebrates the work of abstract expressionist painter Gerhard Richter. Gagosian is one of the foremost art galleries in the world, with 17 branches spanning the United States, Europe and Asia. Mitchell […]
As the fall performance season kicks into high gear, we’ve been cramming as much excellent dance on our calendars as possible. But if you’re feeling overwhelmed by all the options, we’ve got you covered: From rare U.S. appearances by one of our 2018 “25 to Watch” to an autumn mainstay for New Yorkers, Romeo and […]
What would it be like to view a Merce Cunningham piece from the inside? CUNNINGHAM, a new dance film utilizing 3-D video technology, will allow audiences to find out, putting them in the midst of numerous dances ranging from iconic classics such as Summerspace (1958) and RainForest (1968) to early works like Totem Ancestor (1942). […]
It’s easy to think of sculpture as a static form, but what happens when you place it in the midst of a public park and invite performing artists to inhabit it? Passerby have been finding that out since Josiah McElheny’s Prismatic Park arrived in Manhattan’s Madison Square Park this June. Madison Square Park Conservancy’s Mad. […]
What happens when one of America’s most iconic modern dance companies closes? Six former Cunningham dancers reflect on how the experience led them to where they are today. When the Merce Cunningham Dance Company gave its final performance on December 31, 2011—the culmination of its two-year, international Legacy Tour—many people wondered what would happen to Cunningham’s vast, pioneering body […]