Category: Dance
Why Boys Doing Ballet Should Be No Big Deal
By JUAN MICHAEL PORTER II
Monday, August 26, 2019  •   Dance  •    0 comments Share This
Mon Aug 26, 2019  •   Dance  •    0 comments Share This
Quashing the bullying isn't enough to lift the stigma. Boy dancers need to be championed --- Unless you've been on vacation on a remote island with no cell service since last Friday, you're aware of the outrage Good Morning America host Lara Spencer sparked by mocking 6-year-old Prince George for enjoying ballet. Over the past 72 or so hours, her...
See The Royal Ballet's Newest Star at the Joyce
By SUSAN REITER
Friday, August 02, 2019  •   Dance  •    0 comments Share This
Fri Aug 2, 2019  •   Dance  •    0 comments Share This
The venerable company's newly minted principal Marcelino Sambé shows off his range at the two-week Ballet Festival --- These days, New York dance lovers only get rare glimpses of The Royal Ballet, Britain's leading classical company. Once a regular visitor, the troupe was last here four years ago. But from August 6 to 18, fans can get a mini-fix...
8 Dance Performances to See This August
By SUSAN REITER
Wednesday, July 24, 2019  •   Dance  •    0 comments Share This
Wed Jul 24, 2019  •   Dance  •    0 comments Share This
Catch internationally renowned ballet dancers, companies from India and China, and free outdoor performances The dog days of summer could be renamed the dance days as there are plenty of performances to see this August, including the Joyce Theater's Ballet Festival, vibrant Indian and Chinese troupes, and no-cost outdoor programs at Lincoln Center...
A Dance Show for Theatre Lovers
By SUSAN REITER
Friday, July 19, 2019  •   Dance  •    0 comments Share This
Fri Jul 19, 2019  •   Dance  •    0 comments Share This
Emmy-nominated choreographer Al Blackstone makes his Joyce Theater debut with Freddie Falls in Love --- Three years ago, when a job Al Blackstone had fell through, the choreographer decided to put his unexpected free time to good use by focusing on his passion project: Freddie Falls in Love, a 75-minute dance-theatre piece told entirely through...
Why Modern Dance Master Mark Morris Is Busier Than Ever
By SUSAN REITER
Friday, July 05, 2019  •   Dance  •    0 comments Share This
Fri Jul 5, 2019  •   Dance  •    0 comments Share This
The venerable choreographer discusses his latest world premiere at the Mostly Mozart Festival --- When a new dance by legendary choreographer Mark Morris is announced, his choice of music is always very telling. That's because he approaches scores with a musician's sophisticated ear and understanding, showcasing his deep historical knowledge of each...
7 Dance Performances to See This July
By SUSAN REITER
Tuesday, July 02, 2019  •   Dance  •    0 comments Share This
Tue Jul 2, 2019  •   Dance  •    0 comments Share This
Catch Tony-winning tapper Savion Glover, dance-theatre from an Emmy winner, an alfresco freebie and more --- New York's dance scene continues its hot streak with visits from renowned international and regional companies, a new work from tap genius Savion Glover and a dance film festival at Lincoln Center. Of the seven offerings we're highlighting,...
8 Dance Performances to See This June
By SUSAN REITER
Wednesday, June 12, 2019  •   Dance  •    0 comments Share This
Wed Jun 12, 2019  •   Dance  •    0 comments Share This
Catch renowned companies, cutting-edge choreographers and even a few free alfresco events --- Summer may not typically be thought of as a hotbed of dance. But this June is full of movement, with an intriguing range of options for dance lovers to explore. Of the eight performances we're highlighting, two are FREE and, as of press time, a few others...
The Paul Taylor Dance Company Is 'Bach'
By SUSAN REITER
Thursday, June 06, 2019  •   Dance  •    0 comments Share This
Thu Jun 6, 2019  •   Dance  •    0 comments Share This
After a 14-month hiatus, the venerable troupe returns with an all-Bach program --- The past year has been a period of major transition for Paul Taylor American Modern Dance (PTAMD). Last August, the troupe's namesake and founder passed away at age 88. Shortly beforehand, he appointed longtime company member Michael Novak as artistic director designate....
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