NYT > Dance
Motion-capture avatars are supposed to amplify Diana Vishneva and Marcelo Gomes’s dancing. Instead they overwhelm it.
An Australia festival is to include Lucy Guerin; Compagnie CNDC-Angers/Robert Swinston and others perform for Merce Cunningham’s centennial.
In “Smashed,” Gandini Juggling seems to invent a new genre using elements of the dance theater of Pina Bausch and others.
Mark Morris’s riotous and poignant take on ‘The Nutcracker’ returns to the Brooklyn Academy of Music.
The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater shines in varied repertory, including “Timeless Ailey,” Paul Taylor and Twyla Tharp.
Our reporter and photographer went to Permangolinha, a three-day retreat where capoeira meets sustainable farming.
We went underwater to bring you the synchronized swimmers of the Manhattan Plaza Health Club performing a section of “Wish.”
Our critics choose the best dance moments of a year crowded with major retrospectives and important new works.
“THE DAY,” a premiere conceived by the cellist Maya Beiser and with music by David Lang, is among the works on tap for the dance festival in 2019.
“You can’t force Lucille Ball to be Gracie Allen” and other lessons from the artistic director of Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, which returns to the Joyce Theater this week.
Alexander Shiryaev’s animated movie, from the early 20th century, shows a dance instantly recognizable as the Candy Cane solo from George Balanchine’s version of the holiday classic.
Mr. Paxton’s works are beautifully revived by the Stephen Petronio Company as part of the exhibition “Judson Dance Theater: The Work Is Never Done.”
The host of American Public Media’s “Live From Here” is broadcasting weekly from Town Hall in Manhattan.
A fiercely beautiful historical pageant by the South African artist William Kentridge commemorates a million Africans who died in World War I.
In the dance “To the Things Themselves!,” the choreographer Neil Greenberg creates a world that’s easy to enjoy, a series of moments to get lost in.
The center has expanded its fellowship program this year in honor of Merce Cunningham’s centennial.
The Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall, a site-specific “Christmas Carol” and more concerts, plays and events this holiday season.
In “Elemental,” at BAM Fisher, the dancers do something elementary: They teach you to listen, while playing the building like an instrument.
Nicholas Sciscione dances a 2017 iteration of Mr. Paxton’s solo “Excerpts From Goldberg Variation.” “It’s about finding the Zen of being within the notes,” he says.
“The Call,” a love letter to Alvin Ailey, mixes Ronald K. Brown’s swaying twists of the arms and hips with details and shapes from the Ailey canon.