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Ballet Trockadero will make your holidays bright (and you'll LOL)

ZEALnyc | Posted 12.27.2016 | Arts

By Sheila Kogan, ZEALnyc Contributing Writer, December 27, 2016 Les Ballet Trockadero de Monte Carlo (referred to as "The Trocks") is made up of an i...

Alvin Ailey Continues to Thrill

ZEALnyc | Posted 12.22.2016 | Arts

By Bethany Hopta, ZEALnyc Contributing Writer, December 22, 2016 The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater filled the stage of New York City Center on D...

Alvin Ailey's 'Young NY Night' Premiere Dazzles

ZEALnyc | Posted 12.14.2016 | Arts

By Mercedes Vizcaino, ZEALnyc Contributing Writer, December 14, 2016 Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater returns to New York City Center with an explo...

'Nutcrackers' in all shapes and sizes this holiday season!

ZEALnyc | Posted 12.09.2016 | Arts

ZEALnyc, December 9, 2016 Tis the season for snowflakes and sugarplums, and if you enjoy holiday traditions, there isn't anything more traditional th...

The Joyce Announces an Exciting 2017 with Scottish Ballet, Hamburg, Whelan and More

ZEALnyc | Posted 11.19.2016 | Arts

ZEALnyc, November 17, 2016 The Joyce Theater, the world's only theater built by dancers for dance, has announced an exciting Spring 2017 that feature...

American Ballet Theatre's Premiere of Jessica Lang's 'Her Notes' is Definitely Noteworthy

ZEALnyc | Posted 10.27.2016 | Arts

Gillian Murphy and Marcelo Gomes in 'Her Notes.' Photo: Rosalie O'Connor By Sheila Kogan, ZEALnyc Contributing Writer, October 27, 2016 Jessica Lang...

Dance Your Way Into the Fall With Festivals That Take You to the Past and To the Future

ZEALnyc | Posted 09.16.2016 | Arts

By Natasha Nesic, ZEALnyc Contributing Writer, September 16, 2016 No one enjoys returning to work after summer vacation. The leftovers of wanderlust ...

Global Warming Hits New York City Ballet's Swan Lake

Carla Escoda | Posted 09.26.2016 | Arts
Carla Escoda

There is no lake in this 20th century Swan Lake. Which may be a warning from Danish set designer and geologist Per Kirkeby about the crisis of global warming.

What Sets New Yorkers Apart

Adrianna Aguilar | Posted 06.23.2016 | New York
Adrianna Aguilar

Why am I here? Why are you here? Is it because we have so many forces, foods, friends and flings to which to say "yes," or "no" to? To love or hate?

La Bayadère at the Met: The Russians Invade

Carla Escoda | Posted 07.30.2014 | Arts
Carla Escoda

This week Ballet to the People settled into the Met for three back-to-back performances by a beloved ABT veteran, a 22-year-old Bolshoi sensation and an established star of the Mariinsky Ballet.

Making Space Solutions for Making Arts and Culture

Lane Harwell | Posted 07.14.2014 | Arts
Lane Harwell

For others focused on making space solutions for arts and culture, I believe there is as yet untapped opportunity for building relationships both within and across sectors.

I Testify for Increasing Our City's Cultural Affairs Budget -- Join Me

Lane Harwell | Posted 05.12.2014 | New York
Lane Harwell

I, for one, advocate increasing the DLCA budget over prior years so the agency might include new groups in its funding portfolio. An increased allocation to DCLA could help arts and culture to better serve more New Yorkers in more of our geographies and contribute to a more equitable New York.

Intermezzo: the Fiery Craig Salstein Throws Tradition to the Wind

Carla Escoda | Posted 02.11.2014 | Arts
Carla Escoda

"There really is no magic in ballet. You need to do those Italian fouettés everyday or you'll never dance Dryad Queen."

Male Dancers Wanted (Experience Not Necessary) (PHOTOS)

Aida Alami | Posted 08.22.2016 | Arts
Aida Alami

Last week at the New York Art Book Fair, a collection of previously unpublished photographs, taken in a strip club in New York in 1976, was presented by the French publishers Manon Lutanie and Raphaele Godin.

New York Dancer Taps His Way Into a Story as the Protege of Gregory Hines

Lisa Bernier | Posted 07.17.2013 | New York
Lisa Bernier

Andrew J. Nemr found himself dancing at a young age. From the time he was very young, he took dance classes at the local dance school in his area. Slowly, he found himself drawn more and more towards tap. Finally, he found the ultimate inspiration: Gregory Hines.

Katherine Brooks

'We Want To Address Difficult Conversations' | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.20.2013 | Arts

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, an organization that's been bringing its unique combination of cho...

Working Women at The Joyce Theater

Christopher Duggan | Posted 05.01.2013 | Arts
Christopher Duggan

The Joyce Theater's Working Women performances were so cool, because I know all the talented women involved. I have histories with them, and working at this dance performance was just like photographing my friends.

Falling in Love With Dance

Christopher Duggan | Posted 03.07.2013 | Arts
Christopher Duggan

One of my very first jobs in New York City was working at the box office at The Joyce Theater. Ballet Hispanico performed that season. The company danced Good Night Paradise by Ramon Oller, and I was totally taken away. It swept me off my feet.

Photographing Alvin Ailey's Dance Gala

Christopher Duggan | Posted 02.04.2013 | Arts
Christopher Duggan

2012-12-03-ScreenShot20121203at2.25.55PM.pngAlvin Ailey American Dance Theater hosts gorgeous and energetic galas at New York City Center every year.

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.

Pilobolus' Cyborg Dance

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.23.2012 | Arts

The New York-based dance company Pilobolus released a behind-the-scenes trailer of it's new work, Automaton. It's a collaborative piece choreographed ...

Paul Taylor Dance Company -- Up Close

Christopher Duggan | Posted 06.03.2012 | Home
Christopher Duggan


Flamenco Dancer Liliana Morales' Career In NY

West Side Spirit | West Side Spirit | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In 1965, Liliana Morales, a young aspiring dancer, showed up at a New York audition with the legendary Flamenco dancer Jose Greco. She was on her lunc...

Alvin Ailey Theatre Dances To Its 50th Anniversary

New York Press | Susan Reiter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

With so much to celebrate in connection with the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre's 50th anniversary, it's great news that New Yorkers get a second,...