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    Critic’s Pick: Review: The Inspired Poetry of Gandini Juggling


    In “Smashed,” Gandini Juggling seems to invent a new genre using elements of the dance theater of Pina Bausch and...

    In “Smashed,” Gandini Juggling seems to invent a new genre using elements of the dance theater of Pina Bausch and others.
    9 Dance Performances to See in N.Y.C. This Weekend

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


    Marcelo Gomes will perform alongside Diana Vishneva on Friday night in “Sleeping Beauty Dreams” at the Beacon Theater. On Saturday, Nick Palmquist will take over his...

    Our guide to dance performances happening this weekend and in the week ahead.
    The Physical and Spiritual Art of Capoeira

    The Physical and Spiritual Art of Capoeira


    Mestre Lua Santana playing at Permangolinha, the three-day retreat run by Mestre Cobra...

    Our reporter and photographer went to Permangolinha, a three-day retreat where capoeira meets sustainable farming.

    #SpeakingInDance: Circles, Stars and Then Down the Drain


    We went underwater to bring you the synchronized swimmers of the Manhattan Plaza Health Club performing a section of...

    We went underwater to bring you the synchronized swimmers of the Manhattan Plaza Health Club performing a section of “Wish.”
    Best Dance of 2018

    Best Dance of 2018


    The best dance of the year included, from left, Taylor Stanley in “The Runaway,” the Drive East festival, the Lucinda Childs Dance Company at MoMA, Sara Mearns as Isadora Duncan, Justin Peck’s “Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming” and Ishmael...

    Our critics choose the best dance moments of a year crowded with major retrospectives and important new works.

    A Lucinda Childs Dance for Wendy Whelan Is Coming to Jacob’s Pillow


    “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...

    “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.
    Stars and Stripes (and Trocks) Forever

    Stars and Stripes (and Trocks) Forever


    Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo rehearsing Robert La Fosse’s “Stars and Stripes Forever” inspired by George...

    “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.

    Ghosts of ‘Nutcracker’ Past, Preserved on Film


    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...

    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.
    Review: At MoMA, Dances by Steve Paxton, an Original Too Rarely Seen

    Review: At MoMA, Dances by Steve Paxton, an Original Too Rarely Seen


    Nicholas Sciscione in one of the suites of dances set to Glenn Gould playing Bach’s “Goldberg”...

    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.”
    Critic’s Pick: The African Toll of the Great War, in Song and Shadows

    Critic’s Pick: The African Toll of the Great War, in Song and Shadows


    “The Head and the Load,” at the Park Avenue Armory, incorporates music, movement and shadow play to tell of the crushing labor of Africans during World War I. Ledgers fill that unrecorded history, with the names of those killed in action or struck...

    A fiercely beautiful historical pageant by the South African artist William Kentridge commemorates a million Africans who died in World War I.

    Critic’s Pick: Review: A Dreamy, Madcap World of Things and the Ungraspable


    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 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.

    Baryshnikov Arts Center Announces 5 New Fellows


    The center has expanded its fellowship program this year in honor of Merce Cunningham’s...

    The center has expanded its fellowship program this year in honor of Merce Cunningham’s centennial.
    The Holidays in New York City: An Event Guide

    The Holidays in New York City: An Event Guide


    Stacy Martorana and Noah Vinson of the Mark Morris Dance Group in “The Hard Nut” at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in...

    The Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall, a site-specific “Christmas Carol” and more concerts, plays and events this holiday season.

    #SpeakingInDance: A Portrait of Steve Paxton


    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...

    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.
    Moriah Evans: Communitarian, Feminist, Dance Maker

    Moriah Evans: Communitarian, Feminist, Dance Maker


    The choreographer Moriah Evans, whose new work, “Configure,” will be at the...

    Ms. Evans talks about her new project, kinesthetic empathy, the impact of a viral video and the existential appeal of dance.