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    Dance in NYC This Week

    Dance in NYC This Week


    The dancers Jeremy Neal (in blue shorts) and Vinson Fraley in “Dearest Home,” a new work by the choreographer Kyle Abraham. Performances of that piece will begin next week at the...

    Our guide to dance performances.
    Twyla Tharp Returns to the Music of Bob Dylan

    Twyla Tharp Returns to the Music of Bob Dylan


    Kaitlyn Gilliland and Matthew Dibble in Twyla Tharp’s “Beethoven Opus 130” at the Joyce in 2016. Ms. Tharp’s latest dance, “Dylan Love Songs,” will have its premiere at the Joyce in...

    Ms. Tharp’s “Dylan Love Songs” will have its premiere in September as part of the coming winter and fall season at the Joyce Theater.
    Review: Sara Mearns Joins Isadora Duncan’s Maenads and Nymphs

    Review: Sara Mearns Joins Isadora Duncan’s Maenads and Nymphs


    Sara Mearns as a guest artist with the Isadora Duncan Dance Company in “Narcissus,” at the Joyce...

    Our critic admired Ms. Mearns immensely, the company’s leader considerably and found that almost every dance added to his ideas of Duncan’s art.
    Diana Vishneva Bids Farewell to Ballet Theater, but Not to Dance

    Diana Vishneva Bids Farewell to Ballet Theater, but Not to Dance


    Diana Vishneva taking a moment just before the curtain rises for a performance of “Onegin” at the Metropolitan Opera House. Ms. Vishneva will dance for the last time as a principal with American Ballet Theater on...

    Ms. Vishneva, a passionate, soulful ballerina, will still perform. And she has plans to open a studio in St. Petersburg.
    Brooklyn Academy of Music Puts 70,000 Archive Materials Online

    Brooklyn Academy of Music Puts 70,000 Archive Materials Online


    Merce Cunningham onstage, with the composer John Cage to the right, in “How to Pass, Kick, Fall and Run” in 1970. The image is part of the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s new digital...

    Playbills, posters and ephemera from the performing arts center’s history is now available through the Leon Levy BAM Digital Archive.
    Iran Bans Zumba, and Its Fans Fume

    Iran Bans Zumba, and Its Fans Fume


    Zumba-themed...

    An Iranian government institution promoting sports and a healthy lifestyle effectively banned Zumba classes for being contrary to Islamic precepts.
    Review: The Spirit of Hitchcock, Distilled Into Dance

    Review: The Spirit of Hitchcock, Distilled Into Dance


    Brandon Collwes in “Tenderizer,” choreographed by Sally Silvers, at Roulette in...

    In “Tenderizer,” the choreographer Sally Silvers mines “Marnie,” “The Birds” and “Psycho” for their psychological drama.
    My Seven Seconds of Anyone-Can-Do-It (but Not Really) Dance

    My Seven Seconds of Anyone-Can-Do-It (but Not Really) Dance


    Siobhan Burke of The Times, a lapsed dancer, on the set of “Slow Dancing/Trio A” at the Baryshnikov Arts Center in...

    Our critic is a lapsed dancer. But she jumped at the chance to perform a seven-second phrase from Yvonne Rainer’s “Trio A” for a film.
    Dance in NYC This Week

    Dance in NYC This Week


    Jennifer Lafferty performing in the choreographer Beth Gill’s evening-length work “Catacomb,” a version of which Ms. Gill will present this weekend as part of the River to River Festival. See listing...

    Our guide to dance performances.
    Review: Two True Artists, One Dramatically Limp ‘Swan Lake’

    Review: Two True Artists, One Dramatically Limp ‘Swan Lake’


    Isabella Boylston and Alban Lendorf with fellow American Ballet Theater dancers in “Swan Lake” at the Metropolitan Opera...

    American Ballet Theater is dancing beautifully and Isabella Boylston and Alban Lendorf are “true artists,” but this “Swan Lake” is often foolish.
    Sara Mearns Makes Like the Wind (and Isadora Duncan)

    Sara Mearns Makes Like the Wind (and Isadora Duncan)


    Sara Mearns, a principal at New York City Ballet, rehearsing an Isadora Duncan solo,...

    A brilliant ballerina takes on a Duncan solo, “Narcissus,” that is far removed from her ballet universe.
    Rare Pina Bausch Revival Comes to Tanztheater Wuppertal

    Rare Pina Bausch Revival Comes to Tanztheater Wuppertal


    Adolphe Binder, whose first season programming for Tanztheater Wuppertal will include a revival of Pina Bausch’s rarely seen “Seven Deadly...

    Two new, full-length pieces by Dimitris Papaioannou and Alan Lucien Oyen are planned for the first season programmed by Adolphe Binder.