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    Review: Dance Theater of Harlem Regains Its Footing

    Review: Dance Theater of Harlem Regains Its Footing


    Chyrstyn Fentroy and Da’Von Doane, foreground, with other members of Dance Theater of Harlem performing in “Brahms Variations” at City...

    The troupe presented its fifth New York season since its reboot, at City Center.
    Review: A Doug Elkins Program Is Charming, Trivial Dance Soup

    Review: A Doug Elkins Program Is Charming, Trivial Dance Soup


    From left, Carolyn Cryer, Elias Rosa and Donnell Oakley of Doug Elkins Choreography, Etc., in the premiere of “O, round desire” at the Alexander Kasser...

    Two world premieres and the revival of a Motown “Othello.” Our critic on Mr. Elkins’s appeal and drawbacks.
    Dance in NYC This Week

    Dance in NYC This Week


    The dancer and choreographer Jimena Paz rehearsing a new work,...

    Our guide to dance performances.
    A Conversation With 3 Choreographers Who Reinvigorated Ballet

    A Conversation With 3 Choreographers Who Reinvigorated Ballet


    The Big Three, from left: Justin Peck, Alexei Ratmansky and Christopher Wheeldon. The work of these choreographers is found in the repertories of companies worldwide, but they all hit the big time at New York City...

    Alexei Ratmansky, Justin Peck and Christopher Wheeldon, who have infused classical ballet with energy and excitement, talk about their art and craft.

    #SpeakingInDance: Dance Theater of Harlem: Where Swag Meets Louis XIV


    Our latest installment in the Instagram series #SpeakingInDance features Chyrstyn Fentroy and Da’Von Doane of Dance Theater of...

    Our latest installment in the Instagram series #SpeakingInDance features Chyrstyn Fentroy and Da’Von Doane of Dance Theater of Harlem.
    Aspen Santa Fe Ballet Alights at the Joyce Theater

    Aspen Santa Fe Ballet Alights at the Joyce Theater


    Katherine Bolaños and Pete Leo Walker in Cayetano Soto’s ballet “Huma Rojo,” part of Aspen Santa Fe’s programming at the...

    This high-energy company brings dances by Cherice Barton, Cayetano Soto and Alejandro Cerrudo.
    Ballet Dancers Get Naked (Emotionally) in a Modern Limón Work

    Ballet Dancers Get Naked (Emotionally) in a Modern Limón Work


    From left, Jorge Andrés Villarini and Stephanie Rae Williams of Dance Theater of Harlem and Ross Katen of the José Limón Dance Foundation rehearsing a reconfigured version of Limón’s...

    Virginia Johnson of Dance Theater of Harlem wanted a modern work for her ballet dancers to tackle. She found one under her own roof, space shared by the Limón company.
    A ‘Carousel’ Revival Promises Stars, Onstage and Off

    A ‘Carousel’ Revival Promises Stars, Onstage and Off


    The stars of next season’s “Carousel” revival: from left, Jessie Mueller, Joshua Henry and Renée...

    The cast includes Jessie Mueller, Joshua Henry and Renée Fleming, while New York City Ballet’s Justin Peck will choreograph.
    Stripped Village Homes Expose a Hollowing Out of France’s Heritage

    Stripped Village Homes Expose a Hollowing Out of France’s Heritage


    Anthony Koenig, who is in charge of urban planning for Joinville, France, showed one of the abandoned and pillaged houses in the...

    Throughout the countryside, once graceful buildings are being targeted for their antique architectural elements. A mayor is fighting to save them.
    An Artist Who Blurs Bodies and Genres in Protest

    An Artist Who Blurs Bodies and Genres in Protest


    Okwui Okpokwasili, whose new work, “Poor People’s TV Room,” is the culmination of a two-year residency at New York Live...

    Okwui Okpokwasili, a magnetic performer, choreographer and writer returns with a long-gestating new work, “Poor People’s TV Room,” at New York Live Arts.
    Dance in NYC This Week

    Dance in NYC This Week


    Ingrid Silva of Dance Theater of Harlem in Robert Garland’s...

    Our guide to dance performances.
    City Ballet Season to Feature Jerome Robbins Celebration

    City Ballet Season to Feature Jerome Robbins Celebration


    Amar Ramasar and Rebecca Krohn, with other New York City Ballet members, in 2014 in Jerome Robbins’s “Glass Pieces” at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln...

    The 2017-18 season will have a centennial tribute to Robbins, featuring 19 of his ballets.
    Review: Scottish Ballet Finds the Poetry in ... Poetry

    Review: Scottish Ballet Finds the Poetry in ... Poetry


    Marge Hendrick, center; Jamiel Laurence, left; and other members of Scottish Ballet in “Ten Poems” at the Joyce Theater. The company has gone through several changes of identity over the...

    The company’s debut season in New York, at the Joyce Theater, includes an unusual dance — to Dylan Thomas poems read by the actor Richard Burton.
    An Opera About Robert Moses Is Among the River to River Festival Highlights

    An Opera About Robert Moses Is Among the River to River Festival Highlights


    Maria Hassabi, left, and Hristoula Harakas in Ms. Hassabi’s “Show” at the River to River Festival in 2012. Ms. Hassabi’s work returns to the festival this...

    The Lower Manhattan Cultural Council has unveiled its lineup for the 16th annual festival of dance, music, theater and visual art.
    New York City Ballet Kicks Off a Bustling Spring Season

    New York City Ballet Kicks Off a Bustling Spring Season


    George Balanchine’s “Symphony in C,” seen above in 2015 with Sara Mearns, will be the finale of the New York City Ballet’s spring...

    Over the next six weeks, City Ballet will present 43 ballets by 22 choreographers, including Justin Peck, Alexei Ratmansky and Christopher Wheeldon.
    Ballet Hispánico Dances the ‘Identity Mambo’

    Ballet Hispánico Dances the ‘Identity Mambo’


    From left, Nathaniel Hunt, Shelby Colona and Jenna Marie of Ballet Hispánico rehearsing Michelle Manzanales’s “Con Brazos Abiertos” in the company’s studios on the Upper West...

    The company, whose season at the Joyce begins on April 18, has become less easy to define, as its vision of the Spanish-speaking world has grown more fluid.
    Critic's Notebook: A Dance Without Dance, and a Harbor for Stormy Souls

    Critic's Notebook: A Dance Without Dance, and a Harbor for Stormy Souls


    Adrienne Truscott in “THIS,” her solo nondance dance at New York Live Arts. (No one moves in dance anymore, she said. “It’s...

    A hypnotic, female spirit permeates two works: Adrienne Truscott’s “THIS” (“I know, you’re all like — this is a dance?”) and Lily Gold’s “Good Mud.”
    Final Round of Annenberg Fellowships Announced

    Final Round of Annenberg Fellowships Announced


    From left, Ruibo Qian, Khari Joyner, Emily Erb and Samantha Hankey, four of the eight recipients of the 2017 Leonore Annenberg...

    The 10th and final group of Annenberg fellows was announced, and the up-and-coming artists include one who performed for President Obama.