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    Sarah Michelson’s Cryptic Modes and Codes at Bard

    Sarah Michelson’s Cryptic Modes and Codes at Bard


    Sarah Michelson (in cap) rehearsing at Bard with, from left, Anna Witenberg, Madeline Wilcox and Joanna Warren...

    The choreographer has been working with Bard students for four years. What she’ll show is anyone’s guess.
    Making Dance Out of the Unspeakable

    Making Dance Out of the Unspeakable


    The choreographer and dancer Dorothée...

    The work of the Rwandan-born choreographer Dorothée Munyaneza addresses rape and genocide: “It’s a question of creating, mending, performing.”
    Dances by Isadora Duncan and Trisha Brown in Paul Taylor Season

    Dances by Isadora Duncan and Trisha Brown in Paul Taylor Season


    Sara Mearns in Isadora Duncan’s “Narcissus” at the Joyce Theater this year. She will dance it again as part of the coming season of Paul Taylor American Modern...

    The sophomore edition of the “Icons” program is among the highlights of the season, which is planned for Lincoln Center next March.
    Review: The Ghosts and Rites of Pina Bausch

    Review: The Ghosts and Rites of Pina Bausch


    Members of Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch in “The Rite of Spring” at the Brooklyn Academy of...

    “Café Müller” and “The Rite of Spring,” presented by Bausch’s company at the Brooklyn Academy, feel haunted by Bausch’s death.
    Twyla Tharp’s Back Pages, With Chapters to Come

    Twyla Tharp’s Back Pages, With Chapters to Come


    Twyla Tharp (leading) and dancers, from left, Matthew Dibble, Reed Tankersley, Kara Chan (partly hidden), Kaitlyn Gilliland, Daniel Baker and John Selya. The company was in residence in Hunter,...

    Ms. Tharp pulls from her past — “Raggedy Dances,” “As Time Goes By,” early minimalist works — to fuel her present in three fall programs.
    Dance in NYC This Week

    Dance in NYC This Week


    Dorothée Munyaneza (in foreground) and Holland Andrews performing in...

    Our guide to dance performances.

    #SpeakingInDance: Knowing How to Find Each Other


    Variation No. 15 of Twyla Tharp's classic “The Fugue” (1970), in which 3 dancers on an amplified stage perform 20 variations of a movement...

    Variation No. 15 of Twyla Tharp's classic “The Fugue” (1970), in which 3 dancers on an amplified stage perform 20 variations of a movement phrase.
    Robert Fairchild to Leave New York City Ballet

    Robert Fairchild to Leave New York City Ballet


    Robert Fairchild and Sterling Hyltin performing George Balanchine’s “Duo Concertant” in...

    With acting and musical theater roles on the horizon, Mr. Fairchild, who starred in “An American in Paris,” said he felt he needed to choose a direction.
    Dance Listings for the Fall Season and Beyond

    Dance Listings for the Fall Season and Beyond


    The Congolese artist Faustin Linyekula will appear in the French Institute Alliance Française’s Crossing the Line...

    Our critic’s list of forthcoming performances through May covers inventive takes on old favorites and bold new works.
    Twirly Legs and All: Spike Jonze Spreads His Dance Wings

    Twirly Legs and All: Spike Jonze Spreads His Dance Wings


    Lakeith Stanfield and Mia Wasikowska rehearsing “Changers” at La...

    Mr. Jonze is collaborating with the buzzy choreographer Ryan Heffington and the fashion house Opening Ceremony on a dance narrative. (Oh, he has great stars, too.)
    What to Look Forward to in the Fall Dance Season

    What to Look Forward to in the Fall Dance Season


    Mark Morris’s “Layla and Majnun” last fall, with a painterly set design by Howard Hodgkin. The dance will be revived this season at the White Light...

    Our critics choose the choreographers, companies and performances that they’re most excited about.
    Dance in NYC This Week

    Dance in NYC This Week


    Nora Chipaumire performing “#Punk” in Barcelona, Spain, in...

    Our guide to dance performances.
    Bringing Contemporary Dance to Russia, Citadel of Classicism

    Bringing Contemporary Dance to Russia, Citadel of Classicism


    Diana Vishneva with Kevin McKenzie (right) after her final performance with American Ballet Theater in...

    The ballerina Diana Vishneva’s Context festival will present choreographers like Wayne McGregor and Marco Goecke to an audience weaned on ballet.

    #SpeakingInDance: Simplicity, Space, Lines


    The contemporary choreographer and dancer Jodi Melnick has never been inhibited about moving in...

    The contemporary choreographer and dancer Jodi Melnick has never been inhibited about moving in public.