Last spring, live dance began its gradual return to New York City. The wait had been long, and the longing intense. I remember the first performance I saw in New York as if it were yesterday.
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Susanna Sloat talks to Ayodele Casel and Torya Beard, co-curators of NY's Little Island Dance Festival, about the festival and their wider work in and around dance.
★★★★★ Within the four walls of the Joyce Theater, magic has been brewing. We, the public, only get to see it in virtual form, but the magic is real. The creator of spells is the tap dancer and choreographer Ayodele Casel...
★★★★✰ One silver lining to the pandemic has been getting to see companies online that I have been largely unfamiliar with and Ballet Hispanico is a real find...
★★★★✰ Revelations is always a joy, however often one sees it. Ailey’s choreography, influenced by his mentor, Lester Horton, and Martha Graham, is a reminder of how potent that modern dance technique could be.
★★★✰✰ It’s a truism that any afternoon that includes Alvin Ailey’s Revelations is apt to leave you happy.
★★★✰✰ Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater gave two new works their West Coast premieres on Tuesday at Zellerbach Hall, the opening night of its annual residency at Cal Performances in Berkeley.
MalPaso Dance Company is a product of an evolving Cuba, finding its way, looking out at the world beyond the island.