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Friday, July 8, 2022

Review: Momix’s ‘Alice’ Is a Rabbit Hole (or 22) Too Far by Siobhan Burke

Momix’s latest show, now at the Joyce Theater, is inspired by Lewis Carroll’s “Alice in Wonderland.”

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Friday, July 1, 2022

Review: In ‘Corps,’ Running Aspirational Dance Drills by Siobhan Burke

The choreographer Milka Djordjevich’s work at New York Live Arts investigates regimented movement before opening up to something more joyous and loose.

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Friday, June 24, 2022

Review: Pacific Northwest Ballet Finally Makes It Back to New York by Siobhan Burke

On Thursday’s mixed bill, Ulysses Dove’s “Dancing on the Front Porch of Heaven” was the most arresting and emotionally resonant work.

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Thursday, June 23, 2022

Performing and Creating as Equals Across the Age Gap by Siobhan Burke

“It’s not really like we’re dancing. It’s more just like we’re moving,” Heera Gandhu, 13, says of his collaboration with the choreographer Mariana Valencia at Abrons.

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Friday, June 17, 2022

Review: Radiant Artists, With a Percussive Bond by Siobhan Burke

Amanda Castro, Brinda Guha and Arielle Rosales come from different traditions but share a reverence for the dancers’ foundation: the ground.

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Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Review: Exploring Plato and Online Dating, Gibney Dancers Give Their All by Siobhan Burke

Gibney Company presents “Up Close, a program of boundary-teasing works by three choreographers.

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Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Review: Trisha Brown’s Mischief, Mystery and Delicate Aberrations by Siobhan Burke

In a delayed celebration of its 50th anniversary, the Brown company presented two dazzling works she made with Robert Rauschenberg.

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Sunday, April 24, 2022

Review: At City Ballet, Bending the Form’s Rituals and Codes by Siobhan Burke

Pam Tanowitz, a deconstructor of the classical, has a new work, “Law of Mosaics,” and a company premiere on the program “Visionary Voices.”

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Sunday, April 10, 2022

Review: The Choreographer Kyle Marshall’s Spacious Slow Burns by Siobhan Burke

Marshall’s solo “I & I,” set to reggae, was the highlight of his company’s program at the Chelsea Factory.

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Sunday, April 3, 2022

Review: The Balletic Rise and Fall of Eva Perón by Siobhan Burke

Celebrating its 50th anniversary, Ballet Hispánico takes on a new challenge: its first full-length ballet, with choreography by Annabelle Lopez Ochoa.

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Sunday, March 27, 2022

Ailey II Review: A Light in the Darkness by Siobhan Burke

A mixed bill entitled “Dichotomous” brimmed with the hopeful and sometimes unsure energy of a fresh start for this dance company.

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Tuesday, February 22, 2022

‘A Black Love Sitcom Dance’: Kyle Abraham Makes Moves to D’Angelo by Siobhan Burke

In his evening-length work coming to BAM, Abraham wanted to focus on celebration and joy in Black culture, “the way we love and love on each other.”

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Thursday, February 17, 2022

Review: A Dance to John Cage’s Very Short Stories by Siobhan Burke

Paul Lazar and friends recite and move to (most of) Cage’s 90 one-minute stories from “Indeterminacy,” with serendipitous alignments between words and gestures.

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Monday, January 10, 2022

From Northern Ireland, Dance as a ‘Physical Prayer’ by Siobhan Burke

Oona Doherty, a rising star in Europe, brings a Belfast-inspired piece to New York. “This is about kinetic trauma,” she says. “This is about you, as well.”

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Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Best Dance of 2021 by Gia Kourlas, Brian Seibert and Siobhan Burke

A year of uncertainty was capped by a happy ending: a rush of performances this fall, including standouts by masters (Twyla Tharp) and breakout stars (LaTasha Barnes).

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Thursday, November 18, 2021

Review: Twyla Tharp Looks Back, With an Eye on the Future by Siobhan Burke

The starry program “Twyla Now,” at New York City Center, ends with a dazzling premiere featuring dancers who could be the stars of tomorrow.

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Thursday, November 11, 2021

Review: Dancing Bodies That Contain Multitudes by Siobhan Burke

In “I Am Also – Monte,” Molly Poerstel and Monte Jones consider how, in dance, the past seeps into the present and into collaborations.

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Thursday, October 28, 2021

Kandis Williams Envisions Dancing Bodies Without Borders by Siddhartha Mitter and Siobhan Burke

The artist’s “A Line,” her first New York solo show, sets the tone for the ambitious new 52 Walker, run by the gallerist Ebony L. Haynes.

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Friday, October 22, 2021

Review: In ‘An Evening of Hope,’ a Veteran Dancer Gets Personal by Siobhan Burke

A program of works by the former Alvin Ailey member Hope Boykin is about stepping into a surer sense of herself.

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Sunday, October 10, 2021

Review: In ‘Herstory of the Universe,’ Ancient Myths Are Brought to Life by Siobhan Burke

The choreographer Richard Move’s new work, partly inspired by Japanese, Indian and Greek mythology, wends its way across Governors Island.

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Friday, October 1, 2021

A Dance Show on a Cruise Ship? It’s Not What You Think. by Siobhan Burke

These artists doubted Virgin Voyages would want what they had to offer. But their show, part revue, part night out at a club, is about to set sail.

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Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Review: Bill T. Jones’s Oceanic Vision by Siobhan Burke

“Deep Blue Sea” at the Armory is a colossal undertaking both in subject matter, inspired by “Moby-Dick” and “I Have a Dream,” and theatrical scope.

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Friday, September 17, 2021

Review: A Choreographer’s of-the-Moment Brand of ‘Not Knowing’ by Siobhan Burke

In Julie Mayo’s “Nerve Show” at Target Margin Theater, thwarted impulses express themselves both through movement and attempts at speech.

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Friday, September 10, 2021

Together and in Person: Everybody Dance Now by Siobhan Burke

Professionals and amateurs can leave their living rooms behind as dance studios make a cautious comeback.

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Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Frank Conversations About Making a Living in Dance by Siobhan Burke

The choreographer Miguel Gutierrez’s podcast “Are You for Sale?” looks at what he calls “the ethical entanglements between art and money.”

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Wednesday, August 11, 2021

A Supernatural Dance Explorer’s Art and Wanderings by Siobhan Burke

Choy Ka Fai’s interest in shamanic dance practices fuels his immersive exhibition at Tanz im August in Berlin.

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Saturday, July 3, 2021

June Finch, Virtuoso Dance Teacher With a Humane Touch, Dies at 81 by Siobhan Burke

A premier teacher of Merce Cunningham’s technique, she gave equal attention to everyone in her class, not just those destined for stardom with his company.

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Wednesday, June 30, 2021

For the Chocolate Factory Theater, a Scrappy Celebration as It Moves Homes by Siobhan Burke

Street performances celebrated the Chocolate Factory Theater, a space that has often seemed inseparable from the work that happens there, as it moved to a new building.

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Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Black Dance Stories: By the Artists, for the People by Siobhan Burke

This online show, which wraps up its present incarnation on Thursday, became a serendipitous gathering place and a Thursday-night ritual.

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Friday, June 11, 2021

Review: At Wave Hill, Trisha Brown Dances Fit Right In by Siobhan Burke

The “In Plain Site” program, delayed two days by stormy weather, was worth the wait.

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Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Lesbians in Ballet: ‘Has Anyone Like Me Ever Walked These Halls?’ by Siobhan Burke

Ballet’s strict gender norms put pressure on women to conform. But dancers who don’t are finding they’re not alone.

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