At a moment when our field feels ripe for reinvention, the artists on our annual list of dancers, choreographers and companies poised for a breakout year are brimming with possibilities. Here they are: the 25 movers, makers and multi-hyphenates we believe are shaping the dance world of tomorrow. Keerati Jinakunwiphat Jayme Thornton For Keerati Jinakunwiphat, […]
What Can a Choreographer Do When They Want to Take Their Work in a New Direction? Donald Byrd Shares Some Insights
As a choreographer, recognition brings opportunity. However, making a name for yourself comes with certain drawbacks. When audiences and funders have particular expectations, taking your work in a new direction is more than just an artistic risk: It can mean losing favor with the people you need to sustain your work. How can a choreographer […]
We asked for your nominations, compiled your suggestions and let you vote on your favorite dance moments of 2019. Here’s what you chose: Best Dance in a Movie Nominees: The White Crow Girl Rocketman The Favourite Yuli Winner: The White Crow Best Dance on TV Nominees: “Fosse/Verdon” “Pose” “The OA” “So You Think You Can […]
Our editors’ performance picks this month are all about taking what’s expected and turning it on its head. Life After Romeo The cast of & Juliet in rehearsal Johan Persson, Courtesy Dewynters LONDON What if, instead of reaching for a dagger after finding Romeo dead beside her, Juliet got a life? & Juliet, a new […]
You nominated your favorite dance moments so far in 2019, and we narrowed them down to this list. Now it’s time to cast your vote to help decide who will be deemed our Readers’ Choice picks for the year! Voting is open until September 17th. Only one vote per person will be counted. Loading&amp;amp;hellip;
There are more intriguing performances than one person could possibly see this month, so our editors’ picks run the gamut. The topics—Greek mythology and systemic racism, the Ballets Russes and secondary incarceration—are as varied as the styles—contemporary, bharatanatyam, aerial. The one through line: They’re bound to make you look at the world a little differently. […]
Choreographer Donald Byrd divulges frank thoughts on his company, Spectrum Dance Theater, and Dance Theatre of Harlem.