Upping the ante on dance coverage and conversation
On Earth and Beyond with Polish Dance Artists
Photo: Marcio Kerber Canabarr0

On Earth and Beyond with Polish Dance Artists

Each artist explores the presence and impact that humans make on, with, and beyond the earth.

Janna Meiring
February 22, 2019

In A Time Warp Called Reality, Theatre in the X Travels to the Museum
Photo: LaNeshe Miller-White

In A Time Warp Called Reality, Theatre in the X Travels to the Museum

How do African-Americans live with and confront their own legacy, pain and joy?

Jenna Horton
February 22, 2019

Words on Martha's Museum
Photo: Brigid Pierce, thanks to Hibbard Nash Photography

Words on Martha's Museum

Struggle is sewn through these responses to the nonagenarian Martha Graham Dance Company.

Jonathan Stein
February 24, 2019

Queer Black Joy in Formation
Photo: Tayarisha Poe

Queer Black Joy in Formation

The cast performs to their fullest extent. Individual iconic movements jump out in the combinations.

Mira Treatman
February 24, 2019

Under New Management
Photo: Kat Sullivan

Under New Management

Former Editor-in-Chief announces new tD leadership and reflects on the organization.

Julius Ferraro
March 6, 2019

Dance Spirits in Conversation: Alvin Ailey and Rennie Harris Join in the Cypher
Photo: Paul Kolnik

Dance Spirits in Conversation: Alvin Ailey and Rennie Harris Join in the Cypher

A fascinating discourse between two master choreographers of different generations.

Jonathan Stein
March 6, 2019

FRIEND LOVE
Photo: courtesy of Gabrielle Revlock

FRIEND LOVE

I reconnected momentarily with that freedom of youth, luxury of time, ease of relationship.

Carolyn Merritt
March 7, 2019

In the Zone with Dance Theatre of Harlem
Photo: Matthew Murphy

In the Zone with Dance Theatre of Harlem

Dance Theatre of Harlem speaks, body and soul, to an eager audience.

Lynn Matluck Brooks
March 7, 2019

Elastic Lineage
Photo: Lily Kind

Elastic Lineage

“Did you feel like you went somewhere?”

Miryam Coppersmith
March 8, 2019

Maslova’s Magnetic Giselle
Photo: Alexander Iziliev

Maslova’s Magnetic Giselle

A powerhouse performance revealing a delicious delicacy, shy but impassioned.

Lynn Matluck Brooks
March 9, 2019

Chamber Ballet: In Conversation
Photo: Arnaud Falchier

Chamber Ballet: In Conversation

Miro Magloire and Ursula Mamlok in intimate dance-music conversation.

Lynn Matluck Brooks
March 14, 2019

Dancing the Drama
Photo: Vikki Sloviter

Dancing the Drama

This is what dance can be, choreographer Nicolo Fonte seems to say, and isn’t it glorious?

Miryam Coppersmith
March 20, 2019

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