Dance

The Ballet Star and the Russian Magnate: A Feud Roils the Dance World

She is a renowned ballerina known for dazzling technique and charismatic portrayals in title roles like “Giselle.” He is a…

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Five Pioneering Black Ballerinas: ‘We Have to Have a Voice’

Last May, adrift in a suddenly untethered world, five former ballerinas came together to form the 152nd Street Black Ballet…

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‘In the Heights,’ Where the Streets Explode With Dance

“The streets were made of music,” Usnavi, the hero of “In the Heights.” says to a group of children near…

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Donald York, Musical Director of Paul Taylor Company, Dies at 73

In her review for The Times, Anna Kisselgoff described the score as containing “wheezing sounds, pop tunes and the occasional…

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Review: At Wave Hill, Trisha Brown Dances Fit Right In

After more than a year of performing and teaching online, the Trisha Brown Dance Company re-emerged before a live audience…

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Review: Christopher Wheeldon Creates a Memorable Realm

Christopher Wheeldon’s new work for Pacific Northwest Ballet is called “Curious Kingdom.” Since the music is all French, the title…

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Review: Fighting for the Right to Dance Giselle

As a young dancer, Katy Pyle related to Giselle, the ballet heroine who is betrayed by a nobleman. That —…

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A Hip-Hop Dance Crew’s Frabjous Reign in Las Vegas

The Jabbawockeez parlayed that triumph into commercial projects, appearing in ads for Pepsi and Gatorade and opening for New Kids…

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Violetta Elvin, Glamorous Royal Ballet Dancer, Is Dead at 97

Violetta Elvin, who as a young Soviet ballerina brought her Bolshoi training and remarkable glamour to Britain’s Royal Ballet, died…

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Dormeshia Wins Jacob’s Pillow Dance Award

Dormeshia’s surge of midcareer recognition continues. On Tuesday, the performer and choreographer was named as the winner of the 2021…

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