The first Graham Studio Series event of 2021/22 was a working rehearsal of Andrea Miller's new work, "Scavengers", which will be premiered at the Joyce Theatre on the 26 October 2021. Karen Greenspan on the first of a fascinating series of events...
Tag - New York
★★★★✰ Some will argue that the original cast embodied an authentic postmodernism that has been lost. But Dance, as it currently exists, offers an unusual means of observing past and present simultaneously, which, in itself, is rewarding.
★★★✰✰ The return of the company’s Giselle is a return to a kind of normalcy, even if the performance itself contained reminders that this time is anything but normal.
Fall for Dance 2021, Program 1 – STREB Extreme Action, A.I.M by Kyle Abraham, The Verdon Fosse Legacy – New York
★★★✰✰ There really is no audience like a Fall for Dance audience: buzzing, generous, excitable, and happy just to be there.
Interview: Ephrat “Bounce” Asherie – Dancer, Choreographer, Director – on returning to Fall for Dance
See Ephrat Asherie Dance as part of NY City Center's Fall for Dance Festival on the 15/16 October where the company appear in Program 2. FFDF runs through until the 24 October 2021.
★★★★✰ Lauren Lovette has just said farewell to NYCB. Marina Harss on some moving performances - "The ovation was heartfelt, and went on for a long time."
New York City Ballet – Classic NYCB II bill, plus some thoughts on the Balanchine + Peck bill – New York
★★★★✰ Marina Harss with thoughts/observations on La Valse, Other Dances, After the Rain pas de deux, Agon, Monumentum Pro Gesualdo, Movements for Piano and Orchestra and Chaconne.
★★★✰✰ Teicher has put together a spiffing ensemble of swing dancers, each of whom dances in his or her own style, for a show that displays the energy, musicality, generosity, and fluidity of the genre.
★★★✰✰ The Fall Fashion Gala has become a staple at New York City Ballet, a siren song to the well-heeled, who show up in their fineries year after year. It’s also a big money-maker...
★★★✰✰ Ranee and Aparna Ramaswamy are the Ragamala mother-daughter partnership that shares the responsibilities of artistic direction, creation, and choreography for the Bharatanatyam-trained company based in Minnesota. The idea for this dance grew from the death of Ranee’s father...
★★★✰✰ Mark Morris Dance Group performs at Brooklyn Bridge Park. It's a triple bill including a premiere - Water
★★★✰✰ New York City Ballet’s fall season in New York continues with Opus 19/The Dreamer (Robbins), Russian Seasons (Ratmansky) and Amaria - a new piece for Maria Kowroski, who is about to retire from the company, by Mauro Bigonzetti.
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.
★★★★✰ "Boy is it good to be in the presence of dancers and musicians again." concludes Marina Harss review of New York City Ballet’s fall season opening performance.
★★★★✰ Program 2 features dancers and works from Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, New York City Ballet, Dance Theatre of Harlem and American Ballet Theatre
★★★★✰ Featuring dancers and works from Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, New York City Ballet, Dance Theatre of Harlem, American Ballet Theatre and Ballet Hispanico...
★★★★✰ Presented on the 15 August 2021 and featuring works by Parul Shah Dance Company, Kasi Aysola & SaiSantosh Radhakrishnan, Swathi Gundapuneedi-Atluri, Maya Kulkarni & Dancers.
Andrea Miller’s You Are Here – Live performance, sculpture & sound installation at Lincoln Center – New York
★★★✰✰ ...it was Miller’s dancers’ forceful and liquid dancing that pulled it all together.
★★★★★ One of the most riveting things I’ve seen in a long time.
★★★★✰ A handsomely patterned, stylized salute to New York City club dancing.