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An Enthralling Nutcracker at New York Theatre Ballet

Carla Escoda | Posted 01.30.2014 | Arts
Carla Escoda

Eschewing the cast of thousands, the grandeur of an opera house, and of Christmas trees that inflate to skyscraper height, this streamlined retelling of the Nutcracker glories in the virtues of economy and wit.

A Treasured New York Icon Fights to Survive: New York Theatre Ballet Evicted

Carla Escoda | Posted 11.11.2013 | Arts
Carla Escoda

The beloved New York Theatre Ballet is losing its home after 34 years, its impending demise another reminder that this world capital of arts and culture has become inhospitable to all but the behemoths.

OntheFloor With Ani Taj Niemann at the Ace Hotel

Christopher Atamian | Posted 12.04.2012 | Arts
Christopher Atamian

This much is certain: Choreographer Ani Taj's star is a-rising, even if her current concatenation of dance, performance and live theater is a bit of a half-baked idea waiting to be expanded on.

Gibney Dance Center Pioneers a New Financial Model While Providing Much Needed Dance-Work Space

Jennifer Edwards | Posted 07.19.2011 | Arts
Jennifer Edwards

When an additional 8,400 square feet of space adjacent to Gibney Dance Center became available, Gina Gibney, founder of Gibney Dance, saw an opportunity to do something revolutionary.

Merce Cunningham Dies At 90... Photos

AP | POLLY ANDERSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Text from AP... click here for updates. Slideshow compiled by Huffington Post's Jessica Gusman NEW YORK -- Merce Cunningham, the avant-garde dancer...