Category: Dance

Review: At Lar Lubovitch’s Golden Anniversary, No Surprises

Like a golden wedding anniversary, the 50th anniversary of a dance company is an achievement that deserves a celebration — more so, since far fewer dance companies than marriages last…

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The Indian Monks’ Dance, Flowering With the Aid of Women

“The main characteristic of the movement,” Ms. Bora said, “is what we call ‘ulah’ — fluidity, like waves in a river.” The sensuality that is so prevalent in many classical…

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Beyoncé made history at Coachella and even Adele, who was watching at home, couldn’t sit still

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Merce Cunningham’s Centennial Will Bring a Global Celebration

Photo Merce Cunningham, center, with members of his company performing “RainForest” in 1968. Credit Jack Mitchell/Getty Images The Merce Cunningham Trust announced Monday, on what would have been Cunningham’s 99th…

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City Ballet’s New Team Gets a Crash Course in Season Planning

Mr. Martins had commissioned four new works: one by Matthew Neenan, the choreographer in residence at Pennsylvania Ballet and the co-founder of BalletX in Philadelphia; one by Gianna Reisen, a…

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Lar Lubovitch: Confessions of a Former Go-Go Dancer

That fall, he left college and went to study dance at Juilliard. In addition to Graham and Limón, who were both on the faculty, he came into the orbit of…

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5 Dance Performances to See in NYC This Weekend

Photo From left, Jon Boogz and Lil Buck, who will perform at N.Y.U. Skirball Center on Saturday. Credit Tim Salaz Our guide to dance performances happening this weekend and in…

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Review: For the Martha Graham Company, Opposites Attract

To its credit, the 92-year-old Martha Graham Dance Company is not beholden to its founder’s style. In recent years, as the company has broadened its repertory to include non-Graham works…

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Review: Dancing in the House of García Lorca

In dim light, the hands of dancers explore their own bodies. Caught in a spotlight, the hands instantly retreat. A dance work that starts like this would seem to be…

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Donald McKayle, 87, Broadway and Modern Dance Choreographer, Dies

“Mr. McKayle comes to the musical theater as a ranking choreographer,” Barnes wrote, “but also like Mr. Robbins, his skill with actors must now be unquestioned.”The show won the 1974…

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