“The work is now stronger having successfully balanced both the needs of the visual choreography and the sound.”
Dance Review: Wayne McGregor’s Anemic “Rite of Spring”
Could it be that choreographer Wayne McGregor choked in the face of the Rite of Spring challenge?
Dance Interview: Turkish-born Choreographer Korhan Basaran
“I’m trying to be at peace with not being a happy person. It’s ok to not be happy but to do something for the betterment of humanity.”
Favorite Dance Performances of 2017
A quartet of critics serve up the highlights in dance for 2017.
Dance Review: Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch at BAM
I will continue to watch Wenders’s Pina, over and over—but nothing can replicate being in the room with the real deals.
Book Review: “With Ballet in My Soul” — The Vicissitudes of an Impresario
Eva Maze drops names and paints a heady picture of the high life, but she does so with the disarming charm that permeates most of her memoir.
Feature: Best in Dance of 2016
Fuse dance critics pick some of the outstanding performances/events of the year.
Dance Preview: “Black Ballerina” — Sparking Conversations about Dance and Race
“Tokenism also plays into this issue. Some companies are hiring one dancer of color and they think they’ve done diversity.”
Dance Review: Compagnie Hervé KOUBI — Multiculturalism, Inspired
This acrobatic physicality doesn’t come off as a test of testosterone or showboating.
Dance Review: Bereishit Dance Company — Cosmopolitan Grace
Soon-Ho Park’s dancers seem imbued with the casual cosmopolitanism of their peers, but they reflect a deep seriousness in their craft.