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    Andrei Kramarevsky, Influential Ballet Teacher, Is Dead at 90


    After a successful dance career in the Soviet Union, he turned up at the School of American Ballet looking for work. He taught there for more than 40...

    After a successful dance career in the Soviet Union, he turned up at the School of American Ballet looking for work. He taught there for more than 40 years.
    A New Leader, at Last, to Bring Cuban Ballet Into the Future

    A New Leader, at Last, to Bring Cuban Ballet Into the Future


    Viengsay Valdés, the deputy artistic director of the Ballet Nacional de Cuba, said she is now responsible for all artistic decisions: programming, casting and...

    Viengsay Valdés, a star ballerina and hometown hero, assumes the mantle worn, seemingly forever, by the 98-year-old Alicia Alonso.
    Caught in the Middle of #MeToo: Unions That Represent Accusers and Accused

    Caught in the Middle of #MeToo: Unions That Represent Accusers and Accused


    Amar Ramasar performing with fellow New York City Ballet dancer Sara Mearns in 2015. On Saturday they will dance together again after an arbitrator ordered Mr. Ramasar...

    From the shop floors of factories to ballet’s grandest stages, unions are rethinking how they balance their responsibilities in sexual harassment cases.

    Daniel Fish’s ‘White Noise’ Set for American Debut


    The fall season at N.Y.U. Skirball Center will also include 10 interdisciplinary performance works by artists like John Kelly and Mette...

    The fall season at N.Y.U. Skirball Center will also include 10 interdisciplinary performance works by artists like John Kelly and Mette Ingvartsen.

    #SpeakingInDance: Gillian Walsh Offers Serenity Now


    “It’s really slow and there’s a lot of stillness because stillness is basically my one true love,” Ms. Walsh says of this excerpt from “Fame...

    “It’s really slow and there’s a lot of stillness because stillness is basically my one true love,” Ms. Walsh says of this excerpt from “Fame Notions.”
    Home Is Where the Greek Drama Is

    Home Is Where the Greek Drama Is


    Ann Liv Young, with her daughters, Akiko, left, and Lovey. Ms. Young’s Bushwick apartment will be the site of her new version of...

    The choreographer and performance artist Ann Liv Young is using her Bushwick apartment — and her daughters and animals — in her version of “Antigone.”
    9 Dance Performances to See in N.Y.C. This Weekend

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


    A scene from Pam Tanowitz’s new work, “Bartok Ballet,” which is on the program at New York City Ballet on Saturday and Sunday...

    Our guide to dance performances happening this weekend and in the week ahead.
    What Merce Cunningham Taught the Judson Dance Rebels

    What Merce Cunningham Taught the Judson Dance Rebels


    “Merce’s teaching and his work was in line with the abstract art of that time,” Lucinda Childs says. “It completely changed the aesthetics and taste of...

    In Cunningham, the generation of Judson Dance Theater choreographers found a model who opened up new possibilities for dance in time and space.
    Review: Chic Ghosts, as Backup Dancers to the Big Star of Technology

    Review: Chic Ghosts, as Backup Dancers to the Big Star of Technology


    “discrete figures” features the dancers of Elevenplay in a technology-rich environment (by Rhizomatiks Research and Kyle...

    “discrete figures,” part of Live Ideas 2019, has arresting moments, but feels more like a series of experiments than a visionary whole.
    Norma Miller, Lindy-Hopping ‘Queen of Swing,’ Is Dead at 99

    Norma Miller, Lindy-Hopping ‘Queen of Swing,’ Is Dead at 99


    Norma Miller and Billy Ricker, of Norma Miller’s Dancers, in a publicity photo taken in about 1940. With her troupe, she joined early fights to undermine segregation in the nightclubs and casinos of Miami Beach and Las...

    As a child, she danced the Lindy Hop on Harlem sidewalks before becoming a Savoy Ballroom sensation and an international stage and screen star.
    David Winters, Energetic Dancer Turned Choreographer, Dies at 80

    David Winters, Energetic Dancer Turned Choreographer, Dies at 80


    Mr. Winters in London in 1975 with Linda Boreman, who as Linda Lovelace had been the star of the 1972 pornographic film “Deep Throat.” “When I was with David, I had an awesome time,” Ms. Boreman...

    Inspired by Jerome Robbins, who cast him in the stage and film versions of “West Side Story,” he went on to create dances for Ann-Margret and others.
    Review: At City Ballet, Two Cheers for Pam Tanowitz

    Review: At City Ballet, Two Cheers for Pam Tanowitz


    Devin Alberda and Indiana Woodward (center) in Pam Tanowitz’s “Bartok Ballet,” which had its premiere at New York City Ballet’s spring gala on Thursday...

    It was a sign of the company’s new era to feature a dance by Ms. Tanowitz, whose virtues were on display even if she failed to hit it out of the park.