Dance

Frank Conversations About Making a Living in Dance

You mean that people who have supported you would hear it and think — I was scared that I was…

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‘The Nutcracker’ Returns, With New Rules for Children

“Our ultimate goal, of course, is to try and get everyone — both students onstage and audiences in the theater…

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Moving Over: A Powerhouse of Black Dance Is Retiring (Mostly)

Are they Black? No. White. I had to school them. Does Kim run the school also? Well, the school is…

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They Finally Get to Dance on Broadway

No one but her puppy, Alfie, was with Ayla Ciccone-Burton when she heard the good news from her agent. “I…

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Sequins and Soul-Searching in the Competitive Dance World

One of the only people of color in an industry leadership role is Sonia James Pennington, a founder of the…

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Josephine Baker to Be Honored With a Panthéon Burial

PARIS — Josephine Baker, an American-born Black dancer and civil rights activist who in the early 20th century became one…

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Baryshnikov Arts Center to Continue Online Programming This Fall

Baryshnikov Arts Center will hold another free online season before welcoming audiences back to its theaters in spring. Mikhail Baryshnikov,…

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Oklahoma’s Gift to Ballet: The Five Moons Ballerinas

Balanchine, who adored America, loved her Osage heritage, she wrote in her 1997 autobiography. But strained cultural characterizations prevailed in…

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Review: A Home Delivery, Shiny and Bright

Last week, I received a package in the mail. Among the contents: pieces of thick, copper-colored foil; vials of water,…

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92nd Street Y’s New Season Includes Colson Whitehead and Susan Orlean

For what is planned as its first in-person season since March 2020, the 92nd Street Y is bringing in a…

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