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The movement upended all notions of what the form could be. Today, it’s still shaping how we see the world around us.
The wife-and-husband team of Sara Mearns and Joshua Bergasse talk about working together on “I Married an Angel” for Encores! Reader, she Lindy Hops.
The festival will feature a globally popular production of “The Magic Flute,” a new Mark Morris dance and a musical adaptation of a Langston Hughes poem.
Gaspar Noé’s “Climax” is the latest movie to push the ecstatic, frightening qualities of dance into horror. A body holds plenty of space for terror.
Netta Yerushalmy’s six-part work asks a lot of questions in this New York debut at New York Live Arts.
The Temptations’ dancing was essential to their allure. Sergio Trujillo makes it more intricate, stylistically varied and narratively sophisticated.
Her project “Paramodernities” — an ambitious deconstruction of works by six canonical moderns — features this reimagined version of Nijinsky’s “Rite of Spring.”
Is a dancer willing to fail? Mr. Naharin’s “Decadance/Chicago” reveals the courage within grace. But Crystal Pite’s program makes the dancers anonymous.
Deborah Jowitt, a pillar of American dance criticism, talks about geniuses she has known, being open and the perils of describing movement.
Sara Baras’s show is like a pop diva’s concert. Soledad Barrio’s is bare bones — with nothing to hide behind, nothing to get in the way.
Mr. Forsythe’s first work for an American ballet company in almost 30 years isn’t controversial. It’s conservative. And fun.
Four choreographers who came out of Cunningham’s company discuss the anxiety of influence as they prepare premieres for the Harkness Dance Festival.
City Ballet’s Silas Farley takes over three galleries at the Met in a dance to spirituals and songs written by men in San Quentin prison.
Ms. Weary’s school in rural Pennsylvania produced an enormous number of professional dancers and stars at major companies.
Okwui Okpokwasili’s “Adaku’s Revolt,” a work for young audiences, focuses on a girl who challenges conventional beauty standards by choosing natural hair.