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    Linda Tarnay, Dancer and Teacher of Generations, Dies at 75

    Linda Tarnay, Dancer and Teacher of Generations, Dies at 75


    Linda Tarnay performing in the Connecticut College American Dance Festival in New London in 1972. At six feet tall she was a striking presence and had a certain audaciousness about...

    She was seen frequently in modern dance works in New York beginning in the 1960s and taught at N.Y.U. for 38 years.
    Giving Budding Choreographers Room to Move

    Giving Budding Choreographers Room to Move


    At American Ballet Theater studios, dancers rehearsed a new work by Sung Woo Han as part of ABT...

    ABT Incubator provides novice dance-makers with time and space to work out their ideas.
    Critic’s Pick: Review: Robotic Precision, Uncommonly Well Done

    Critic’s Pick: Review: Robotic Precision, Uncommonly Well Done


    From left, Dickson Mbi, Gemma Kay Hoddy and Ricardo Da Silva of Boy Blue performing in “Blak Whyte Gray,” part of the White Light...

    When Boy Blue’s dances, the connection between sound and motion is exceptionally tight. The company danced at the White Light Festival.
    Review: ‘Calling Glenn’ Puts a Humorous Spin on Gaga Dancing

    Review: ‘Calling Glenn’ Puts a Humorous Spin on Gaga Dancing


    Dancers from the Los Angeles-based company Ate9 performing “Calling Glenn” at the Schimmel Center in Manhattan. In the foreground are Rebecah Goldstone, left, and Sarah...

    Ate9, the choreographer Danielle Agami’s company, performs with the Wilco drummer Glenn Kotche onstage, but he’s not the center of attention.

    #SpeakingInDance: The Flowy Freedom of ‘Fantasque’


    The joyful finale of John Heginbotham’s “Fantasque,” set to music by Respighi, reminds the dancer Lindsey Jones of the “flowy freedom” of Isadora...

    The joyful finale of John Heginbotham’s “Fantasque,” set to music by Respighi, reminds the dancer Lindsey Jones of the “flowy freedom” of Isadora Duncan.
    It’s Starting to Look a Lot Like Choreography on Opera Stages

    It’s Starting to Look a Lot Like Choreography on Opera Stages


    Isabel Leonard sang the title role in Nico Muhly’s “Marnie.” The choreography is by Lynne Page, the direction by Michael Mayer — but where does one start and the other...

    When singers move well, opera’s physical side becomes related to choreography, connecting humans to music in terms of space, time and meaning.
    7 Dance Performances to See in N.Y.C. This Weekend

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


    A scene from “Fantasque,” which will be performed by Dance Heginbotham at N.Y.U. Skirball Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday and...

    Our guide to dance performances happening this weekend and in the week ahead.
    Review: 10 Glimpses of Twyla Tharp the Minimalist

    Review: 10 Glimpses of Twyla Tharp the Minimalist


    Matthew Dibble, center, with other members of Twyla Tharp Dance in “Eight Jelly Rolls” at the Joyce...

    The choreographer revisits 10 of her works, from 1965 to ’71, in a new production called “Minimalism and Me” at the Joyce Theater.
    Toning Down Asian Stereotypes to Make ‘The Nutcracker’ Fit the Times

    Toning Down Asian Stereotypes to Make ‘The Nutcracker’ Fit the Times


    The Chinese Tea scene in New York City Ballet’s production of “George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker” has modified choreography, costumes and makeup. From left, Emma Von Enck, Ralph Ippolito and Rachel Hutsell performing in 2017, the year the...

    Changes to “The Nutcracker” are part of a broader effort to re-examine how people of color are portrayed in the performing arts.
    Review: A Chic but Dull ‘Tenant’ With James Whiteside

    Review: A Chic but Dull ‘Tenant’ With James Whiteside


    James Whiteside in Arthur Pita’s dance-drama “The Tenant,” which had its premiere at the Joyce Theater on...

    Arthur Pita’s shiny dance-drama is well made and has committed performances, but whenever the dancing starts, the tension drops.
    Twyla Tharp, the Maximal Minimalist, and Her ‘Eight Jelly Rolls’

    Twyla Tharp, the Maximal Minimalist, and Her ‘Eight Jelly Rolls’


    Twyla Tharp, center, rehearsing “Eight Jelly Rolls” with her company, from left: Kara Chan, Ron Todorowski (back to camera), Mary Beth Hansohn and Reed Tankersley. “One of the things that people found interesting,” Ms. Tharp said of the work’s...

    “Minimalism and Me,” Ms. Tharp’s two-part program at the Joyce Theater, pays homage to her early years as an experimentalist.
    10 Dance Performances to See in N.Y.C. This Weekend

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


    Twyla Tharp, left, and Graciela Figueroa in 1969 performing “After Rite,” one of the many dances Tharp created from 1965 to 1971, which will be featured at the Joyce Theater over the next four weeks starting...

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

    #SpeakingInDance: Haunting, Paranoia and All That Dance Horror


    Arthur Pita's dance-drama “The Tenant” (yep, like the Polanski movie) features James Whiteside and Cassandra Trenary of American Ballet...

    Arthur Pita's dance-drama “The Tenant” (yep, like the Polanski movie) features James Whiteside and Cassandra Trenary of American Ballet Theater.