NYT > Dance

    A Ballet Hamlet Becomes a God (Apollo, That Is)

    A Ballet Hamlet Becomes a God (Apollo, That Is)


    Taylor Stanley may be troubled by self-doubt, but he has become an invaluable dancer at New York City Ballet. Now he takes on one of the most difficult and storied male roles in the...

    Taylor Stanley may be troubled by self-doubt, but he has become an invaluable dancer at New York City Ballet. Now he takes on one of the most difficult and storied male roles in the repertory.
    Carlos Acosta, Dance Star, to Lead Birmingham Royal Ballet

    Carlos Acosta, Dance Star, to Lead Birmingham Royal Ballet


    Carlos Acosta dancing a scene from “Don Quixote” in 2016 in...

    “I think I can bring innovation to the company, bring it in tune with our time,” said Mr. Acosta, a favorite when he danced for London’s Royal Ballet.
    Jo Andres, Innovative Choreographer and Filmmaker, Dies at 64

    Jo Andres, Innovative Choreographer and Filmmaker, Dies at 64


    Jo Andres in 1985. She first became known for choreography that blended modern dance and performance art, and later turned to making short...

    In her dances and short films, she created dreamlike, surreal tapestries. “I describe my aesthetic style as ‘perceptual mischief,’” she once said.
    Critic’s Notebook: Two Ways of Looking at Cuba’s Modern Dance Problem

    Critic’s Notebook: Two Ways of Looking at Cuba’s Modern Dance Problem


    Rafael Daniel Doimeadios Sanchez of the Cuban dance company Los Hijos del Director, which had its American debut at the Joyce Theater on...

    Companies at the Joyce Theater’s Cuba Festival share a similar issue: The country produces wonderful dancers but, as of yet, no great choreographers.
    The Shed, a Rare New Arts Center on the Hudson, Is Set to Open

    The Shed, a Rare New Arts Center on the Hudson, Is Set to Open


    The Shed, located at the Hudson Yards development in Manhattan, is set to open on April...

    For its first season, beginning in April, the Shed has commissioned more than a dozen exhibitions, performances and lectures across disciplines.

    A Real-World Battle Over Dancing Avatars: Did Fortnite Steal the Floss?


    Three performers are suing the makers of the video game Fortnite, saying it is selling their dance moves without their permission. Can they...

    Three performers are suing the makers of the video game Fortnite, saying it is selling their dance moves without their permission. Can they win?
    5 Dance Performances to See in N.Y.C. This Weekend

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


    Adam Russell-Jones and Fay van Baar performing “Wir sagen uns Dunkles” (“Darkness Spoken”), which will have its United States premiere when Nederlands Dans Theater 2 comes to New York City Center starting on Wednesday...

    Our guide to dance performances happening this weekend and in the week ahead.
    It’s a Sex-Positive Party, Not a Play

    It’s a Sex-Positive Party, Not a Play


    Diana Oh at the Infinite Love...

    At Bushwick Starr, Diana Oh and her team of “super queero heart questers” welcome guests to a night of dance-filled revelry. (Yes, there’s a sleepover option.)

    #SpeakingInDance: Watch the Feet


    Mariaa Randall performs a segment of “Footwork/Technique” — part of First Nations Dialogues — showcasing aboriginal footwork from...

    Mariaa Randall performs a segment of “Footwork/Technique” — part of First Nations Dialogues — showcasing aboriginal footwork from Australia.
    A Master of Dance Lighting Steps Out of the Shadows

    A Master of Dance Lighting Steps Out of the Shadows


    The lighting designer Brandon Stirling Baker, whose work will take center stage with “The Choreography of Light,” part of the Guggenheim’s Works & Process...

    Brandon Stirling Baker talks about his essential but rarely discussed art, pointing out mistakes and misconceptions, and the joys of collaboration.
    Catching Up With One of the ‘Old Gang’ That Reinvented Dance

    Catching Up With One of the ‘Old Gang’ That Reinvented Dance


    Aileen Passloff made her dancing debut at 92nd Street Y in 1944. She will present dances there on Friday and...

    Aileen Passloff, 87, whose work will be at 92nd Street Y, talks about her career, Nijinsky’s ears and learning from James Waring.
    Review: A Tap Prodigy, Growing Up in Public

    Review: A Tap Prodigy, Growing Up in Public


    Caleb Teicher, center, and dancers from his company in “More Forever,” with music by Conrad...

    At its best, Caleb Teicher’s “More Forever,” with music performed by the composer Conrad Tao, is both youthful and sophisticated.
    A Choreographer Gives In to His Ambition of Recklessness

    A Choreographer Gives In to His Ambition of Recklessness


    Miguel Gutierrez said he wants to examine “the perception that artists of color are always doing content work and white artists are only doing form and...

    Miguel Gutierrez’s new piece, with a cast of Latin American heritage, melds the formal and the personal, the tactile and the untamed.

    #SpeakingInDance: Tango, From the Heart


    The tango master Gabriel Missé and his partner Maru Rifourcat have danced together for a year and a half. Now, they’re a couple in real life...

    The tango master Gabriel Missé and his partner Maru Rifourcat have danced together for a year and a half. Now, they’re a couple in real life too.
    2019 Spoleto Festival to Feature a New ‘Salome’

    2019 Spoleto Festival to Feature a New ‘Salome’


    Members of the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company in “Analogy/Dora: Tramontane,” part of Jones’s Analogy Trilogy, which will be presented this year at the Spoleto Festival...

    The Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company and Target Margin Theater are also on the lineup this spring at the wide-ranging Charleston, S.C., festival.