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Tuesday, January 24, 2023

A Flamenco Star’s Percussive Mastery and Insouciant Subversions by Siobhan Burke

Israel Galván brought a new iteration of his visually pared-down, danced-without-music “Solo” to Baryshnikov Arts Center.

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Thursday, January 19, 2023

A Raucous New Festival, With a Friends and Family Vibe by Siobhan Burke

The interdisciplinary Out-FRONT! fills a gap in the dance calendar, showing incandescent works like Jasmine Hearn’s “Salt and Spirit.”

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Sunday, January 15, 2023

Review: A Fierce Clarity of Vision in ‘J’ai Pleuré Avec les Chiens’ by Siobhan Burke

The Indigenous artist Daina Ashbee’s first group piece, at the Gibney, simmers with tension and offers an approach to healing.

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Friday, January 13, 2023

Review: From an Eco Art Village, a Dance About Community by Siobhan Burke

Vertigo Dance Company’s “Pardes” is handsomely constructed if occasionally contrived.

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Sunday, December 11, 2022

Review: In ‘Folds,’ Caught Between Laughter and Grief by Siobhan Burke

Ivy Baldwin’s defiant and poignant work for four dancers at the Chocolate Factory Theater is the outcome of deeply considered collaboration.

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Wednesday, December 7, 2022

An Ailey Dancer’s Career Blooms, at the Company and Beyond by Siobhan Burke

At 30, Jacquelin Harris is expanding her repertoire, with role debuts in store for the latest Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater season.

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Sunday, December 4, 2022

‘Are You in Your Feelings?’ Review: The Ups and Downs of Love by Siobhan Burke

At Kyle Abraham’s premiere for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at New York City Center, dancers find intimacy in songs by Erykah Badu and Jazmine Sullivan.

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Friday, December 2, 2022

Here Are the Best Dance Performances of 2022 by Gia Kourlas, Brian Seibert and Siobhan Burke

After a few slow, sad years, the dance calendar returned to something like abundance, with standout shows that leaned into joy and community.

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Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Review: Making an Epic Visual Impact With Minimal Means by Siobhan Burke

The most intriguing aspects of Dimitris Papaioannou’s “Transverse Orientation” arise from a tension between grandeur and simplicity.

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Sunday, October 23, 2022

A Choreographer Who Merges Art, Activism and the Natural World by Siobhan Burke

Emily Johnson’s “Being Future Being” unfolds in two parts, one at East River Park, the other at New York Live Arts.

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Thursday, October 20, 2022

Review: From Twyla Tharp, the Effort and Possibilities of Dancing by Siobhan Burke

Two classics, “In the Upper Room” and “Nine Sinatra Songs,” share a program at City Center.

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Wednesday, October 12, 2022

LaTasha Barnes: Let the Circle of Influence Be Unbroken by Siobhan Burke

In a joyous program at the Joyce Theater, Barnes and company show the relationships among Black social dance forms. It’s all connected, and it’s all jazz.

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Thursday, October 6, 2022

Review: Yvonne Rainer’s Swan Song Is Not Quite a Grand Finale by Siobhan Burke

Rainer, who has said “Hellzapoppin’: What About the Bees?,” will be her last dance, tackles race, if at a puzzling remove.

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Sunday, September 25, 2022

Fall for Dance Review: Some Tap, a Pas de Deux and a Monastic Chorus by Siobhan Burke

The annual smorgasbord at New York City Center features dancers from Music from the Sole, the Bavarian State Ballet and Alvin Ailey.

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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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