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.
Tag - Mark Morris Dance Group
★★★★✰ If you find the combination of contemporary dance and musical form entrancing, this program is for you.
★★★✰✰ Mark Morris Dance Group performs at Brooklyn Bridge Park. It's a triple bill including a premiere - Water
★★★★✰ After months apart, Morris and his dancers have finally been reunited in the company’s studios. The result is Live From Brooklyn, a 45-minute program that includes a new work, Tempus Perfectum, set to Brahms...
The Jacob’s Pillow website contains an important and incredibly diverse dance archive under the banner "Dance Interactive" - Susanna Sloat introduces an important resource and calls out many video gems...
★★★★★ Mark Morris Dance Group dancers in Words - a Works & Process Pop Up Performance at the Guggenheim Museum. ★★★✰✰ Christine Jones, Steven Hoggett and David Byrne's SOCIAL! the social distance dance club - at the Park Avenue Armory.
★★★✰✰ Much of the exuberance and vibrancy in Pepperland is supplied by Morris’s ingenious and utterly entertaining choreography...
★★★★✰ Mozart Dances goes far beyond a basic choreographic rendering of the score, instead inviting an active dialogue between disciplines.
★★★★✰ Mark Morris Dance Group are currently at the Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival performing a triple bill coupling a new work, "Sport", to the much admired "Empire Garden" and "V".
★★★✰✰ Morris has added two performers to the line-up since the Liverpool premiere, which now stands at seventeen dancers, spreading the load for his continual torrent of flowing, elegant, musical choreography.
With Pepperland about to tour the UK for 6 weeks we talk to designer Elizabeth Kurtzman about her striking costumes and what it's like working with Mark Morris...
We talk to Mark Morris about Pepperland, his exuberant celebration of The Beatles ground-breaking album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, touring the UK and Ireland for six weeks in March and April.
★★★✰✰ Mark Morris's Layla and Majnun is a music concert with dancing, lamenting a love that cannot be. It's an age-old story, spread across continents and centuries.
Photographed by Foteini Christofilopoulou...
★★✰✰✰ Cal Performances patrons were clearly entertained on Friday evening. I, too, wanted to like the piece, but it didn’t really resonate with me.
★★★✰✰ How striking Morris’ dancers are, how diversified in form and unique in expression and cohesive as a troupe — ever present and responsive to each other.
★★★★✰ It’s one of the most striking characteristics of the Mark Morris Dance Group. A common sense of focus, an alertness to the music and to each other.
★★★✰✰ As part of the 92nd Street Y’s annual Harkness Dance Festival, John Heginbotham’s company performed a brief, manageable program of solos and duets on Friday, including several New York premieres.
★★★★★ The house was abuzz on Friday evening for the opening performance of Mark Morris Dance Group’s The Hard Nut. It’s been five years since Cal Performances hosted the production, and clearly fans had been anxiously awaiting its reappearance.
★★★✰✰ Morris is not the man to create a Beatles tribute show, choreographing 1960s dance routines to the original songs. Instead, he commissioned an hour-long score from Ethan Iverson...