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    Critic’s Notebook: East Side, West Side: Lighting the Way, Darkly

    Critic’s Notebook: East Side, West Side: Lighting the Way, Darkly


    From left, Emily Hoffman, Maggie Cloud and Justin Hyacinth performing in “Moon Fate Sin” by Gillian Walsh at Danspace...

    Two new works by the choreographers Marjani Forté-Saunders and Gillian Walsh make dramatic use of the Manhattan spaces in which they are performed.
    Gemze de Lappe, 95, Dies; Keeper of the Agnes de Mille Flame

    Gemze de Lappe, 95, Dies; Keeper of the Agnes de Mille Flame


    Gemze de Lappe, left, in a rehearsal for Joseph Stein and Marc Blitzstein’s 1959 Broadway musical “Juno” with the choreographers Tommy Rall and Agnes De...

    She performed de Mille’s choreography and later became and expert at restaging it. She was, one admirer said, “the potter’s clay for Agnes.”
    Girish Bhargava, Film Editor Who Captured Dance, Dies at 76

    Girish Bhargava, Film Editor Who Captured Dance, Dies at 76


    Girish Bhargava at his office on West 45th Street in Manhattan in 2002. “Girish is responsible for editing some of the most important and brilliant dance programs of our time,” a colleague...

    Whether in “Dance in America” or “Dirty Dancing,” Mr. Bhargava’s eye and sense of musicality were highly prized in translating dance to film.
    Dance in NYC This Week

    Dance in NYC This Week


    Bruno Isakovic and Mia Zalukar in “Suddenly Everywhere.” See listing...

    Our guide to dance performances.

    #SpeakingInDance: Eiko: Waking Herself Up


    Eiko Otake performs “A Body in Places,” a shifting solo work related to the nuclear disaster in...

    Eiko Otake performs “A Body in Places,” a shifting solo work related to the nuclear disaster in Fukushima
    Park Avenue Armory Unveils Its 2018 Season

    Park Avenue Armory Unveils Its 2018 Season


    Billie Piper in “Yerma” at the Young Vic in London. The production will open the 2018 season at the Park Avenue...

    Its vast drill hall will host productions by artists including Ivo van Hove, Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker and William Kentridge.
    Review: ‘Rebels on Pointe,’ and in Tutus

    Review: ‘Rebels on Pointe,’ and in Tutus


    Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo in “Giselle” in the 1980s, from “Rebels on...

    The Ballets Russes de Monte Carlo meld technique with comedy, and tour more than two-thirds of the years
    Gillian Walsh, Taking Dance to a Still Place

    Gillian Walsh, Taking Dance to a Still Place


    Gillian Walsh in the courtyard of St. Mark’s Church, home of Danspace...

    Ms. Walsh, whose recent works involve minimal movement, talks about transcendence, seeing time, “Dance Moms” and what audiences want.
    Eugene O’Neill and Meredith Monk, in BAM’s New Season

    Eugene O’Neill and Meredith Monk, in BAM’s New Season


    Lesley Manville and Jeremy Irons in “Long Day’s Journey Into Night” at the Old Vic in London. The production will run at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in...

    Among the highlights of the winter-spring season is a production of “Long Day’s Journey Into Night” starring Lesley Manville and Jeremy Irons.
    Review: Finding the Beat and Pulse of the Great Migration

    Review: Finding the Beat and Pulse of the Great Migration


    Ta’Quez Whitted, center, with fellow members of Step Afrika! performing in the “Chicago” segment of “The Migration: Reflections on Jacob Lawrence” at the New Victory...

    Inspired by Jacob Lawrence’s paintings, Step Afrika’s show has resilient vitality.
    Dance in NYC This Week

    Dance in NYC This Week


    Company XIV’s “Nutcracker Rouge” puts a risqué spin on a holiday classic. See listing...

    Our guide to dance performances.
    From Misty Copeland: Adjustments, Tips and Inspiration

    From Misty Copeland: Adjustments, Tips and Inspiration


    Misty Copeland (center) coaching students at Harlem Stage on Monday (facing the camera, Emily Lugohart and Gabriela...

    A class became a larger learning experience when Ms. Copeland and Carmen de Lavallade talked about breaking down barriers for black dancers.

    #SpeakingInDance: Mobilizing the Drumline


    The Marching Cobras, a Harlem after-school drumline and dance team, look at marching as an act of cultural expression and political...

    The Marching Cobras, a Harlem after-school drumline and dance team, look at marching as an act of cultural expression and political resistance.
    David Hallberg’s Tell All (About His Own Psyche)

    David Hallberg’s Tell All (About His Own Psyche)


    David Hallberg, the American Ballet Theater principal, has a new memoir, “A Body of Work: Dancing to the Edge and...

    Mr. Hallberg, the American Ballet Theater principal and paragon of classical style, has a new memoir about life, dancing and returning from an injury.
    Review: When La Catrina Met Giselle

    Review: When La Catrina Met Giselle


    Roberto Lara (left), and members of the Calpulli Mexican Dance Company, in “Dia de los Muertos” at Town...

    The Calpulli company’s “Dia de los Muertos” takes Mexican folklore and folk dance and crosses them with French ballet.
    Review: Bending It Like Bharatanatyam

    Review: Bending It Like Bharatanatyam


    Preeti Vasudevan (hands covered in flour) talked and danced in “Stories by Hand” at New York Live...

    Preeti Vasudevan’s “Stories by Hand” was an hour of talking and dancing, informed by — but not beholden to — classical Indian dance
    Celebrating the End of the Cabaret Law (Where Else?) on the Dance Floor

    Celebrating the End of the Cabaret Law (Where Else?) on the Dance Floor


    Dancers at Bossa Nova Civic Club in Bushwick, Brooklyn, celebrated the repeal of the Cabaret Law. The Prohibition-era law had outlawed dancing in most New York City...

    The 91-year-old law was repealed last week, multiplying the number of spots where dancing is legal and signaling the end of an era.
    Performance Space 122 to Return to Its East Village Home

    Performance Space 122 to Return to Its East Village Home


    Jenny Schlenzka, Performance Space 122’s new artistic director, will lead the organization’s 13th annual Coil festival in...

    The downtown hub of innovative performance said it would inaugurate its newly renovated space with the 13th and final edition of the Coil festival.