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    Who Should Run City Ballet? A Job Posting, Explained

    Who Should Run City Ballet? A Job Posting, Explained


    The School of American Ballet, founded by George Balanchine, and New York City Ballet are in search of a new...

    New York City Ballet wants an artistic director, not another ballet master in chief. And a humane leader, too.
    Review: The Profound Eloquence of Odissi Dance

    Review: The Profound Eloquence of Odissi Dance


    Arushi Mudgal, an Odissi dancer, adeptly used stillness, restraint and her eyes in a solo program for the Drive East...

    Watching Arushi Mudgal’s program, our critic began to feel that no other dance forms match the classical ones of India.

    #SpeakingInDance: Fabel’s Freestyle Wild Style


    Popmaster Fabel improvised this solo for us: “I’m basically freestyle popping — Electric Boogaloo style, and some other techniques that I’ve learned along the...

    Popmaster Fabel improvised this solo for us: “I’m basically freestyle popping — Electric Boogaloo style, and some other techniques that I’ve learned along the way.”
    Review: Mark Morris’s New Pastoral Says Less Than Its Music

    Review: Mark Morris’s New Pastoral Says Less Than Its Music


    From left, Christina Sahaida, Billy Smith (behind Ms. Sahaida), Dallas McMurray, Mica Bernas and Aaron Loux in “The Trout,” which had its premiere on Thursday at Lincoln Center’s Rose Theater as part of the Mostly Mozart...

    A Mark Morris world premiere, part of the Mostly Mozart Festival, is awkward and has much less to say than the Schubert work it’s paired with.
    From Harlem to Herrang: An Original Lindy Hopper Blooms in Sweden

    From Harlem to Herrang: An Original Lindy Hopper Blooms in Sweden


    Norma Miller (seated in blue cap) at a workshop at the Herrang Dance Camp, in the Swedish countryside about 70 miles from...

    At an annual dance camp, Norma Miller, 98, is a direct link to the history of the Lindy Hop, a dance craze born in Harlem in the 1920s.
    the breakdown: How a Mark Morris Dance Reimagines Love

    the breakdown: How a Mark Morris Dance Reimagines Love


    Our chief dance critic shows us the ways this master choreographer put modern, idiosyncratic twists on gender and love in “Love Song Waltzes”...

    Our chief dance critic shows us the ways this master choreographer put modern, idiosyncratic twists on gender and love in “Love Song Waltzes” (1989).
    5 Dance Performances to See in N.Y.C. This Weekend

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


    Courtney Celeste Spears will portray a grieving mother in “A Mother’s Rite,” one of two works by Jeremy McQueen appearing at SummerStage at Marcus Garvey Park on Aug....

    Our guide to dance performances happening this weekend and in the week ahead.
    Lumberyard’s First Season Includes New Work by Lucinda Childs

    Lumberyard’s First Season Includes New Work by Lucinda Childs


    Lucinda Childs, whose new work “the day” will be performed during Lumberyard’s inaugural...

    Ms. Childs’s “the day,” featuring the ballet star Wendy Whelan and music by David Lang, is one of the works to inaugurate the upstate New York center.
    Critic’s Notebook: At Vail, Tiler Peck Choreographs and Michelle Dorrance Wows

    Critic’s Notebook: At Vail, Tiler Peck Choreographs and Michelle Dorrance Wows


    Phyouture “Lil P” in “Ex Pluribus Unum.” With choreography by Michelle Dorrance and the assembled performers, it was the highlight of a program of new works at Vail Dance...

    The Vail Dance Festival presented new works by Ms. Peck, a first for her; Pam Tanowitz, Justin Peck and a collective led by Michelle Dorrance.
    Netta Yerushalmy’s Cabinet of Dance Curiosities

    Netta Yerushalmy’s Cabinet of Dance Curiosities


    The Alvin Ailey installment, a portion of “Revelations,” in Netta Yerushalmy’s “Paramodernities,” featuring, from left, Ms. Yerushalmy, Jeremy Jae Neal, Brittany Engel-Adams, Stanley Gambucci and Nicholas...

    For “Paramodernities,” Ms. Yerushalmy is deconstructing works by six canonical choreographers, including Alvin Ailey and Bob Fosse.
    5 Dance Performances to See in N.Y.C. This Weekend

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


    Christopher Nuñez performing at last year’s INSITU Site-Specific Dance Festival, which takes place this Saturday and Sunday in parks throughout Long Island City,...

    Our guide to dance performances happening this weekend and in the week ahead.

    #SpeakingInDance: Some Bach, and All of Robert Garland


    Watch Crystal Serrano and Da’Von Doane in a portion of Mr. Garland’s “New Bach,” created for Dance Theater of Harlem in...

    Watch Crystal Serrano and Da’Von Doane in a portion of Mr. Garland’s “New Bach,” created for Dance Theater of Harlem in 2001.
    At ‘Uptown Bounce,’ Salsa Dancing and So Much More

    At ‘Uptown Bounce,’ Salsa Dancing and So Much More


    Dancers let loose underneath the installation “Starlight” by Cooper Joseph Studio in the lobby of the Museum of the City of New York. The festivities on Wednesday night were part of the “Uptown Bounce” series of free summer block parties on the...

    “Uptown Bounce” was the first of four consecutive weekly block parties presented by El Museo del Barrio and the Museum of the City of New York.