There is a big difference in my mind between just an exhibition of works by great artists and an exhibition that has the courage and conviction to p...
Similar to the minutia of babyhood (i.e.: The ergo or the bjorn? Which kind of nipple? Is she sleeping enough/too much?) which now seem silly, having evened itself out naturally and inconsequential in the long run, the decisions of toddlerhood also feel heavy in the moment.
Matthew Bourne's dazzling and captivating interpretation of Tchaikovsky's Sleeping Beauty is magnificent in every respect -- not simply the choreography, costumes and scenic design, but also Bourne's innovative and intelligent narrative.
There is no one question that our country is currently experiencing a drought of dance in mainstream American culture. Then how do we replant dance in American culture and push the desert back?
Through From the Horse's Mouth "talk/dance" format, Anna Sokolow Way will offer a firsthand look at the personal experiences of dancers, actors, critics and musicians who worked with Anna over the course of her 60-year career in dance.
Brian Brooks Moving Company performed Run Don't Run at BAM Fisher in Brooklyn. It's a great new theater and the dance's set design was an exciting feature to photograph.
Matthew Bourne's Sleeping Beauty, now running at New York City Center, showcases the director's twist on yet another beloved story ballet. Overall, his recipe lightens the emphasis on ballet, but ultimately pleases by adding more of a story.
Millennial audiences would rather watch it in 90-second bursts in television competitions. If Pink's Romeo and Juliet, doesn't contain enough thrills to attract the Millenials, then nothing will.
Next week Russian dancer Pavel Dmitrichenko goes on trial for orchestrating an attack on the artistic director of the Bolshoi Ballet. He faces 12 years in jail. Here are a half dozen other paragons of poise who let their passions get the better of them
Frank Veloz and Yolanda Casazza were a ballroom dance team who performed in clubs and onstage in the 1930's and '40's, and were touted as America's "G...
In a time when most people would rather text and twerk than see a live classical performance, companies and dancers around the world are growing more innovative in the pursuit of a connection with their audience.
Many moans and groans have been heard these past years regarding the death of downtown New York. OntheFloor may not be really downtown in the old sense of the word, but it comes pretty damn close!
Today we have conductor Scott Speck with us to talk about the music for the Joffrey's upcoming Russian Masters program. The company will perform Nijinsky's "Le Sacre du Printemps," or "The Rite of Spring," with music by Stravinsky.
She knows herself that she was not given a perfect instrument. Nonetheless, Bouder is perennially one of NYCB's most popular dancers. Certainly it's true that she's probably the fastest dancer in the company but that's not what makes her so popular. It's her happiness.
Ella Baff introduced her before every performance as a National Treasure, and that's the perfect description. There's a reason she's a superstar. She is just captivating.
Ballet was incredibly difficult but the more I managed to get right, the more hooked I was. Learning to use your body as an instrument of expression is one of the greatest experiences in the world. I won't lie: I went for the pretty girls. I stayed for the art.