Review: Need Good Dances? Try Tharp

The Gibney Company’s program at the Joyce Theater includes two Twyla Tharp dances from the 1970s.


What Does ‘Post-Emerging’ Look Like in Today’s Dance Landscape?

Fresh Tracks, at New York Live Arts, showcases early-career dance makers. This year’s talented crop wonders about next steps.


Gayle McKinney-Griffith, Dance Theater of Harlem Star, Dies at 74

A founding dancer with the groundbreaking company, she served not only as a principal dancer but also as its first…


Review: At New York City Ballet’s Gala, the Usual With a Twist

The two premieres — one by Justin Peck, one by Amy Hall Garner — were gala-style pieces that felt more…


Love, War and the Refugee Crisis, Set to the Music of Sting

In “Message in a Bottle,” a dance show opening at City Center, Sting’s songbook helps tell the story of a…


These 5 Black Ballerinas Blazed Their Own Trail

THE SWANS OF HARLEM: Five Black Ballerinas, Fifty Years of Sisterhood, and Their Reclamation of a Groundbreaking History, by Karen…


Review: Noche Flamenca, Raising the Dead With Goya

In “Searching for Goya,” at the Joyce Theater, the troupe uses the painter’s images as frames for flamenco dances.


Saddling Up and Feeling Spry at Martha Graham

Under the banner “American Legacies,” the Martha Graham Dance Company dusted off a classic, “Rodeo,” premiered a companion piece and…


Loving Him Meant Facing My Greatest Fear

In the studio, filled with light, I watch my boyfriend, the artist and choreographer Matty Davis, as he dances beside…


FKA twigs Dances Martha Graham: ‘This Is Art in Its Truest Form’

Once a young bunhead, the acclaimed musical artist is taking the stage with the Martha Graham Dance Company. For her,…

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