The challenge of building a new dance audience lies in presenting, and contextualizing, thought-provoking work
Dance Review: Race and Dance
Dance icon Bill T. Jones confounds expectations about race and the power of stereotypes in two new dance pieces. “Reading, Mercy and the Artificial Nigger” and “Mercy 10×8 On a Circle” by Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company By Debra Cash Bill T. Jones would no doubt take umbrage at being compared to the white […]
Dance Commentary: Facing Mekka
A new dance show by Rennie Harris serves as a valuable response to MTV’s commercialization of hip hop.
Wanted: Inspired Choreographers
Students and audiences of tomorrow deserve exposure to great dances, but they are not always getting them.
Dance Commentary: Alone and Loving It
The number of solo dance performances is growing, and it is not only because they are cheap to produce.
An indispensable new biography of Broadway legend Jerome Robbins reevaluates his life and work.