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The New York governor signed a bill that is the latest salvo in a growing movement to preserve the animals.
Bach’s daunting ‘Goldberg Variations’ find a sibling compositional sense in the choreographer Pam Tanowitz.
The gala program, with two premieres (one by Alexei Ratmansky one by Jessica Lang), demonstrated how this troupe has been changing.
Mr. Paxton, 78, doesn’t perform much these days. But we talked to him a few weeks before a rare New York show with old friends Simone Forti and Yvonne Rainer.
Also the week of Oct. 22: Wooster Group channels voices from prison, Benjamin Millepied dances about architecture, and the Bernstein centennial celebration starts early.
The American Ballet Theater principals Gillian Murphy and Cory Stearns perform a section of “Other Dances.”
The school has not only recovered from financial woes, but is pivoting from a place that primarily provides arts education to a full-fledged performing arts center.
Mr. Ratmansky keeps returning to Leonid Desyatnikov’s music. The two talked about their new work, Ukraine, their Jewish backgrounds and their Soviet upbringings.
Ms. Cochran, the daughter of a dancer, performed with the Paul Taylor Dance Company for 12 years, then led the influential dance department at Barnard College for 10.
Mr. Fairchild performed “Duo Concertant,” with Sterling Hyltin, and then handed roses to fellow principal dancers.
Also the week of Oct. 15: Monteverdi’s groundbreaking “Orfeo” in Manhattan, and Mona Hatoum’s sly sculptures in Houston.
The music may be intimidating, but Pam Tanowitz, collaborating with the pianist Simone Dinnerstein, found freedom in its formal structure.
Repairing the damage to the home of the Houston Grand Opera and the Houston Ballet, which have relocated temporarily, will take at least eight months.
The troupe’s coming season at the Joyce Theater in April will include appearances by the Martha Graham Dance Company and the Joffrey Ballet.
Mark Morris’s new dance for Mr. Hallberg, “Twelve of ’em,” set to Benjamin Britten’s Twelve Variations for Piano, which will have its premiere at Fall for Dance.
New York City Ballet’s same-sex duets bring a contemporary sensibility to an art that can be slow to change.
Dance diversity was celebrated at the 33rd Bessie Awards, where many honorees were African-American and working in African-based dance forms.
Contemporary Israeli dance rarely treats soldiers’ experiences as explicitly as it does in two works in New York this week.