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    Review: MoMA Puts Judson Dance on Display and, Better Yet, in Motion

    Review: MoMA Puts Judson Dance on Display and, Better Yet, in Motion


    Peter Moore’s photograph of Lucinda Childs in “Pastime” (1963), on display in the Museum of Modern Art exhibition “Judson Dance Theater: The Work Is Never...

    The real art in MoMA’s ambitious Judson exhibition, “The Work Is Never Done,” isn’t hanging on the walls. It’s on the dancing bodies in the atrium.
    Arthur Mitchell Is Dead at 84; Showed the Way for Black Dancers

    Arthur Mitchell Is Dead at 84; Showed the Way for Black Dancers


    Arthur Mitchell in 1963. He was one of the most popular dancers with the New York City Ballet in the 1950s and...

    Mr. Mitchell, the first black ballet dancer to achieve international stardom, was also the founding director of the groundbreaking Dance Theater of Harlem.
    Arthur Mitchell: What to Watch and Read

    Arthur Mitchell: What to Watch and Read


    Arthur Mitchell in a 2017...

    Watch clips from “Agon” and “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” and read interviews with Mr. Mitchell, ballet’s “godfather of diversity.”
    Review: City Ballet, in Turmoil, Shows the Value of What’s at Stake

    Review: City Ballet, in Turmoil, Shows the Value of What’s at Stake


    Members of New York City Ballet performing “Rubies,” a portion of George Balanchine’s “Jewels,” on the opening night of the fall...

    On opening night, while a crisis threatens New York City Ballet offstage, “Jewels” demonstrated the beauty and meaning of Balanchine choreography.
    A Dance World Mystery Spurs a Contest for Choreographers

    A Dance World Mystery Spurs a Contest for Choreographers


    Agnes de Mille’s cover letter referred to a play idea she believed was “eminently...

    What’s inside Agnes de Mille’s unopened 1963 letter? Rather than peeking, an organization is commissioning new work in her honor.
    Royal Opera House Gets a $66 Million Revamp

    Royal Opera House Gets a $66 Million Revamp


    The new Linbury Theater at the Royal Opera House in London will feature opera by Janacek and dance by Rambert in its first...

    The almost-three-year renovation includes the 406-seat Linbury Theater, and more public spaces in the foyer.
    Review: The Humanity of Yvonne Rainer’s Natural and Peculiar Dances

    Review: The Humanity of Yvonne Rainer’s Natural and Peculiar Dances


    From left, David Thomson, Emanuele Phuon, Pat Catterson and Patricia Hoffbauer in Yvonne Rainer’s “Diagonal (From...

    The Museum of Modern Art’s Judson Dance Theater exhibition this week brings performances of Yvonne Rainer’s 1960s dances, with wonderful revelations.
    Bill T. Jones Is Making Room in Dance for More Than Dance

    Bill T. Jones Is Making Room in Dance for More Than Dance


    The choreographer Bill T. Jones’s “Analogy Trilogy,” which braids text and movement into a theatrical collage, will be performed in two marathon sessions at N.Y.U.’s Skirball Center for the Performing...

    We talked to Mr. Jones, whose work braids storytelling and movement into a theatrical collage, before marathon performances of his “Analogy Trilogy.”
    39 Dance Performances to See This Fall

    39 Dance Performances to See This Fall


    Andy Warhol’s “Jill and Freddy Dancing” (1963), a still from a 16-millimeter film. It appears in the Museum of Modern Art’s show “Judson Dance Theater: The Work Is Never...

    Our critic’s list of coming performances covers inventive takes on old favorites and intriguing new works.
    7 Dance Performances to See in N.Y.C. This Weekend

    7 Dance Performances to See in N.Y.C. This Weekend


    Yvonne Rainer, above in 1963, will be the first featured Judson Dance Theater founder for the Museum of Modern Art’s exhibition “Judson Dance Theater: The Work Is Never Done,” which opens...

    Our guide to dance performances happening this weekend and in the week ahead.
    Our Critics Pick the Dance Moves (and Objects) to See This Fall

    Our Critics Pick the Dance Moves (and Objects) to See This Fall


    Trisha Brown and Steve Paxton performing in Brown’s “Lightfall” at Judson Memorial Church in...

    Judson Dance Theater at MoMA; William Forsythe’s “Choreographic Objects”; Balanchine at City Center; and a Claudia Rankine-Will Rawls collaboration.

    #SpeakingInDance: Stand. Run. And Run Some More.


    Yvonne Rainer’s 1963 “We Shall Run” is performed as part of the Museum of Modern Art’s show, “Judson Dance Theater: The Work Is Never...

    Yvonne Rainer’s 1963 “We Shall Run” is performed as part of the Museum of Modern Art’s show, “Judson Dance Theater: The Work Is Never Done.”
    Gender Is a Construct. Christine and the Queens Built a Bulldozer.

    Gender Is a Construct. Christine and the Queens Built a Bulldozer.


    Hélöise Letissier, who records as Christine and the Queens, has adopted a slightly revised persona for her new album:...

    This French pop singer’s new album, “Chris,” an ode to “horny, hungry and ambitious” women, is a timely personal and political breakthrough.
    At MoMA, How Judson Blew Up the Rules of Dance

    At MoMA, How Judson Blew Up the Rules of Dance


    “What does it mean, the conservation of this work?” The curators Ana Janevski and Thomas J. Lax, who with their colleague Martha Joseph organized the exhibition “Judson Dance Theater: The Work Is Never...

    The exhibition “Judson Dance Theater: The Work Is Never Done” explores the legacy of this loose collective of artists in Greenwich Village in the 1960s.
    5 Dance Performances to See in N.Y.C. This Weekend

    5 Dance Performances to See in N.Y.C. This Weekend


    Jacqulyn Buglisi’s “9/11 Table of Silence Project” (above, a staging from 2013) will take place on Tuesday morning at Lincoln Center Plaza, starting at...

    Our guide to dance performances happening this weekend and in the week ahead.