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In Colleen Thomas’s work at New York Live Arts, created and performed by women, the sense of pent-up release was strong.
The up-and-coming company tried to deliver energy to an audience in Brooklyn with “Trapped,” but the last thing we need onstage is more screen time, our critic writes.
Two stars, Lauren Lovette of City Ballet and Jamar Roberts of Alvin Ailey, are retiring from the stage to focus on making dances.
“The Other Shore,” by the Seattle-based dance and visual art team Zoe Juniper, features an experience with a Google Cardboard VR viewer.
A rare gathering of Black dancers from different companies meet to discuss a new production on Little Island, curated by Misty Copeland and Robert Garland.
Quick and daring with New York City Ballet, she was a favorite of its leader, who would throw her into a role sometimes with barely a rehearsal.
The company’s response to pandemic cancellations? An eight-city tour with sleeper buses and a foldout stage to perform outdoors.
Archie Burnett, dancer, teacher and a father of the House of Ninja, has a show at Jacob’s Pillow. With his cast, “it’s like a family love affair.”
This choreographer sculpts outdoor space, with her performers creating new dimensions in a Bard SummerScape production.
Rain interfered with Dorrance Dance’s evening program, but the ensemble’s matinee was a playful, inviting reintroduction to the festival.
Projected onto the Merchandise Mart, “Footnotes” honors a style that’s become popular around the world but isn’t always given recognition in its hometown.
The gala features five new pieces, including one by Jamar Roberts, whose recent work confirms his importance.
Wheeldon’s “Curious Kingdom,” on a Pacific Northwest Ballet program with two premieres, achieves moments of exquisite beauty.
The festival features a film that shows the light and empowerment of vodou, a tradition of danced communication and communion with ancestors and spirits.
This year’s iteration of the Indian dance festival, in two programs, is online; with Surupa Sen, what’s gained is emotional intimacy.
“The Mayor of Harlem,” a streaming Tap Family Reunion production, features period-style dance numbers by an adept cast of hoofers.
Bill T. Jones brings a program of Saul Williams’s work to a New York Live Arts festival of ideas as audiences adjust to the city’s reopening.
To watch LaTasha Barnes dance is to watch historical distance collapse.
The Mark Morris Dance Group livestreamed a performance that featured a new work of substance, set to Brahms waltzes.
Okwui Okpokwasili’s processional is a homage and farewell to Simone Leigh’s giant bronze bust, “Brick House.”
The choreographer’s “When We Fell,” for New York City Ballet, is among the most beautiful dance films of the pandemic.
At Pacific Northwest Ballet, two online premieres: Donald Byrd’s has a Western theme and Alejandro Cerrudo’s undulates.
The choreographer Madeline Hollander’s “Flatwing,” at the Whitney, considers a genetic mutation that silences some male crickets.
He was Miami City Ballet’s resident choreographer before establishing his own company. He later returned to his native Peru to run the National Ballet. He died of Covid-19.
At a tentative moment in the city’s reopening, Caleb Teicher & Co. inaugurated the in-person return of Works & Process at the Guggenheim Museum.
The choreographer Jeremy McQueen’s film “Wild: Act 1” seeks to give voice to young men caught in the criminal justice system.
A dispute between the director of Peak Performances and an Indigenous choreographer hinged on workplace behavior, power and the boundary between art and social justice.
The slate of commissioned works for reduced capacity audiences involves the artists Bill T. Jones, David Byrne and Laurie Anderson.
Unpretentious innocence and detailed choreography fuel Keone and Mari Madrid’s West Coast urban dance riff on “Romeo and Juliet.”
This landmark work, “a whole new form of theater,” originated with a poet, Ntozake Shange, dancing.
To get at the Fosse style, a dance critic breaks down “Who’s Got the Pain?,” the only film number Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon performed in together.