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    Joaquin De Luz, City Ballet’s Bravura Sparkler, Says Goodbye

    Joaquin De Luz, City Ballet’s Bravura Sparkler, Says Goodbye


    Joaquin De Luz, a principal dancer at New York City Ballet, takes a (well-earned) rehearsal break. Strong technique and a bright stage presence have been hallmarks of his...

    Mr. De Luz retires on Sunday with a program that includes, appropriately, George Balanchine’s demanding “Theme and Variations.”
    Critic’s Notebook: At New York City Ballet, Balancing the Art of Transition

    Critic’s Notebook: At New York City Ballet, Balancing the Art of Transition


    Teresa Reichlen, left, and Abi Stafford in George Balanchine’s “Concerto Barocco.” In a speech delivered at the fashion gala, Ms. Reichlen said: “We will not put art before common decency or allow talent to sway our moral...

    The company is in flux on many fronts, but Teresa Reichlen’s speech at the gala set out a fresh agenda — and dancers are delivering peak performances.
    Review: Despair Rips at the Seams of Beth Gill’s New Dance

    Review: Despair Rips at the Seams of Beth Gill’s New Dance


    Joyce Edwards, right, and Beth Gill in Ms. Gill’s riveting “Pitkin Grove” at the Joyce...

    In “Pitkin Grove,” at the Joyce Theater, her focus on form persists, but she has carved out more space for feeling to creep in, or blast through.
    Review: William Forsythe Brings Baroque Dance and B-Boy Moves Together

    Review: William Forsythe Brings Baroque Dance and B-Boy Moves Together


    From left, Brigel Gjoka, Riley Watts and Ander Zabala in “Seventeen/Twenty One,” part of William Forsythe’s “A Quiet Evening of Dance” at Sadler’s Wells in...

    “A Quiet Evening of Dance” is a program of the choreographer’s new and newish works that begins in silence and builds to a brilliant finale.
    At City Ballet, Learning From Dancers Who Learned From Balanchine

    At City Ballet, Learning From Dancers Who Learned From Balanchine


    Patricia McBride, right, coaching Lauren Lovette in “Rubies,” part of George Balanchine’s “Jewels.” (That’s Edward Villella in the mirror behind Ms....

    Patricia McBride, Edward Villella and Mimi Paul have been invited to coach the roles that were made for them by George Balanchine.

    #SpeakingInDance: A Virtuoso, Poised on the Edge of a Cliff


    Joaquin De Luz, who is retiring from New York City Ballet on Oct. 14, dances a portion of George Balanchine’s “Theme and...

    Joaquin De Luz, who is retiring from New York City Ballet on Oct. 14, dances a portion of George Balanchine’s “Theme and Variations.”
    Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, the Passionate Formalist

    Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, the Passionate Formalist


    A scene from Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker’s new work, “The Six Brandenburg Concertos,” which is coming to the Park Avenue Armory on Oct...

    Ms. De Keersmaeker’s cerebral, formally rigorous work seems to be everywhere these days, including next week at the Park Avenue Armory (“The Six Brandenburg Concertos”).
    A Dance of the Unspeakable

    A Dance of the Unspeakable


    Juliana F. May rehearsing her new dance, “Folk Incest,” at Abrons Arts Center in Manhattan. “I’m more interested now in how the dancers make their own choices in the space,” Ms. May...

    Juliana F. May talks about her new work, “Folk Incest,” which uses text and movement to grapple with personal and intergenerational trauma.
    Review: At Fall for Dance, Formula and a Revelation (Sara Mearns)

    Review: At Fall for Dance, Formula and a Revelation (Sara Mearns)


    Bringing down the house: An excerpt of “The Barbarian Nights, or the First Dawns of the World,” with from left, Abdelghani Ferradji, Zakaria Ghezal and Giovanni Martinat of Cie Hervé Koubi, ended the night with a...

    Ms. Mearns, interpreting Isadora Duncan, has stepped transcendently into a different kind of spirit, gentler than the dancer we know from City Ballet.
    Review: Sit Still and Watch the Dance Revolve

    Review: Sit Still and Watch the Dance Revolve


    RoseAnne Spradlin’s “Y” features eight dancers, each on an individual path, going every which way including upside...

    RoseAnne Spradlin’s “Y” is like a kinetic sculpture that shifts its orientation eight times.
    ‘We, the Dancers’: At City Ballet’s Gala, Affirming Ballet’s Honor

    ‘We, the Dancers’: At City Ballet’s Gala, Affirming Ballet’s Honor


    Taylor Stanley in Kyle Abraham’s “The Runaway.” Mr. Stanley’s solos were the most triumphant moments of Mr. Abraham’s ballet, set to Nico Muhly, Jay-Z, Kanye West and James...

    In a moving speech before the gala’s three new ballets, Teresa Reichlen spoke of the dancers’ commitment to “dignity, integrity and honor.”
    What to Fall for at Fall for Dance

    What to Fall for at Fall for Dance


    Justin Peck and Patricia Delgado, real-life partners, will perform “Sleep Well Beast” on Program...

    Our writers choose highlights from Fall for Dance, the eclectic, wildly popular and popularly priced ($15 a ticket), series at City Center.
    The Choreographer Beth Gill Takes Her Time, and Bends It

    The Choreographer Beth Gill Takes Her Time, and Bends It


    The choreographer Beth Gill in City Hall Park. Ms. Gill was rehearsing her new work, “Pitkin Grove,” across from the park at...

    Ms. Gill, whose new piece is part of “NY Quadrille,” makes work that demands patience; fall under its spell, and it’s absorbing, even thrilling.
    8 Dance Performances to See in N.Y.C. This Weekend

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


    A scene from “Thank You for Coming: Attendance,” which Faye Driscoll and her dancers will perform along with “Thank You for Coming: Play” at Alexander Kasser Theater at Montclair State University in Montclair, N.J., starting on Oct....

    Our guide to dance performances happening this weekend and in the week ahead.
    Review: The Body, Vibrating, Is ‘What Remains’

    Review: The Body, Vibrating, Is ‘What Remains’


    From left, Jessica Pretty, Tara Aisha Willis and Leslie Cuyjet in “What...

    At its best, this collaboration between the choreographer Will Rawls and the poet Claudia Rankine, merges words and movement with pungent force.

    #SpeakingInDance: An 8-Sided Dance


    RoseAnne Spradlin’s “Y” is a cyclical exploration of form: The movement repeats and changes its facing 8 times, so the dance is visible from multiple sides — like a...

    RoseAnne Spradlin’s “Y” is a cyclical exploration of form: The movement repeats and changes its facing 8 times, so the dance is visible from multiple sides — like a sculpture.