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La Bayadère at the Met: The Russians Invade

Carla Escoda | Posted 05.30.2014 | 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 11.25.2013 | 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Last week at the New York Art Book Fair, a collection of previously unpublished photographs, taken in a strip club in New York in 1976, was presented by the French publishers Manon Lutanie and Raphaele Godin.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'

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

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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...

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,...