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A Dancing Spirit Makes ‘Little Women’ Wild at Heart

A Dancing Spirit Makes ‘Little Women’ Wild at Heart

Even before the dancing starts, there’s something about the way she runs. Near the beginning of “Little Women,” Saoirse Ronan…
Staatsballett Berlin Leaders to Leave Prematurely

Staatsballett Berlin Leaders to Leave Prematurely

BERLIN — Sasha Waltz and Johannes Ohman, the joint artistic directors of the Staatsballet Berlin, announced this week they would…
Balanchine Turns 116 This Week. His Ballets Never Get Old.

Balanchine Turns 116 This Week. His Ballets Never Get Old.

Yes, it’s cold outside. It’s dark. You could just stay at home with a streaming service — I get that,…
How ‘West Side Story’ Was Reborn

How ‘West Side Story’ Was Reborn

Van Hove and De Keersmaeker had never worked together before, but they anticipated the uncertainty of joining forces with characteristic…
Dance Theater of Harlem Awarded Its Biggest Gift Yet

Dance Theater of Harlem Awarded Its Biggest Gift Yet

Dance Theater of Harlem will receive a $4 million gift from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the organization announced on…
A Dance Steals the Show at an Opera Festival

A Dance Steals the Show at an Opera Festival

“Cion” was hardly out of place amid the more characteristic presentations of this Prototype, which closed on Sunday and was…
Frida Kahlo Could Barely Walk. In This Ballet, She Dances.

Frida Kahlo Could Barely Walk. In This Ballet, She Dances.

AMSTERDAM — Frida Kahlo’s vibrant art, turbulent life and tragic death at age 47 are certainly operatic. But the Mexican…
When Pina Bausch Made Tanz Into Tanztheater

When Pina Bausch Made Tanz Into Tanztheater

This is also the most difficult aspect of transmitting her work, Ms. Kaufmann said. “The first sentence that Jan said…
Michelle Dorrance Will Turn Jacob’s Pillow Into a Forest of Tappers

Michelle Dorrance Will Turn Jacob’s Pillow Into a Forest of Tappers

Dorrance Dance will take over Jacob’s Pillow for a week in July as a part of the 2020 festival. The…
In Paris, Even the Ballet Dancers Are on Strike

In Paris, Even the Ballet Dancers Are on Strike

PARIS — Among the banners and placards at a demonstration in Paris on Thursday, one statement stood out: On top…
‘Just Speaking From My Body’

‘Just Speaking From My Body’

Every so often a great dancer transcends her own brilliance, somehow expanding its outer limit. Last week at City Center,…
Can a Blind-Date Dance Lead to Love?

Can a Blind-Date Dance Lead to Love?

How would it feel to be hoisted into the air by a total stranger? One day this fall, Cy Sharp,…
Our Favorite Arts Photos of 2019

Our Favorite Arts Photos of 2019

The jittery energy backstage at a Broadway theater 30 minutes before showtime, or in the seconds before the curtain rises…
4 Dance Performances to See in N.Y.C. This Weekend

4 Dance Performances to See in N.Y.C. This Weekend

Our guide to dance performances happening this weekend and in the week ahead. ALVIN AILEY AMERICAN DANCE THEATER at New…
The Youngest (and Liveliest) ‘Nutcracker’ Audience of the Season

The Youngest (and Liveliest) ‘Nutcracker’ Audience of the Season

The red velvet seats at the David H. Koch Theater were quickly filling up — not with the usual ballet…
That Goddess Quality? This Ailey Dancer’s Got It

That Goddess Quality? This Ailey Dancer’s Got It

Jacqueline Green was a shy 13-year-old when her mother, considering possible schools in Baltimore, observed two qualities that her daughter…
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