In “Bob Fosse’s DANCIN’,” 27-year-old Kolton Krouse, who is nonbinary, performed a track that included roles in both heels and flats. It was a significant step toward inclusivity that also felt natural. Fosse asked dancers to be themselves onstage; “DANCIN’” simply showed Krouse as Krouse.
From major Broadway transfers to a jazzy anniversary extravaganza (and much more in between), March’s performance calendar is chock-full of excitement. Here’s what we’re making time in our schedules to see.
Christine Colby Jacque and Wayne Cilento tackle their current project: the Broadway-bound revival of Dancin’.
My parents felt it was important to give each of their six kids a place in the world. For me, my mom sensed that place might be hip-hop class. In the very safe space that was the dance studio, I was able to express more emotion than in any other part of my day. It […]
Holler choreographer Wayne Cilento tapped dancers and associates to give the show hip-hop cred. Valentine Norton (center) and Saul Williams (left) in a company rehearsal. Photo by Kevin Thomas Garcia, Courtesy Holler. On paper, it’s a mismatch: A black artist whose provocative raps and violent death at 25 made him a hip-hop […]