DANCE | William Yang pays photographic tribute to the one and only Pina Bausch

The late Pina Bausch was an elusive high priestess of dance theater. She rarely invited outsiders into her rehearsals. Read More

DEADLINES | Applications sought for National Dance Project Touring Awards

BOSTON | An initiative of the New England Foundation for the Arts, the National Dance Project Touring Awards program provides grants of up to $40,000 to dance companies to support national tours of new dance works. The deadline is October 7, 2013. Touring Awards are automatically given to all NDP Production Grant recipients in the… Read More

DANCE THEATER | Lincoln Center hosts a landmark and lavish classical Chinese dance drama

This ornate spectacular arrives in New York as part of an ongoing showcase of Chinese performing arts made possible by the international promoter China Arts & Entertainment Group (CAEG) and the Ministry of Culture for the People’s Republic of China. It’s diplomacy by cultural means with peace and friendship as its themes. Read More

NATIVE AMERICAN REPORT | Spirits of buffalo, caribou, eagle dance and pow-wow for Thunderbird’s 50th anniversary

Highlights will include Storytelling by Matoka Eagle (Santo Domingo, Tewa), a Hoop Dance by Michael Taylor (Choctaw), a Caribou Dance (from the Inuit people of Alaska), a Buffalo Dance (from the Hopi people), a Grass Dance and Jingle Dress Dance (from the Northern Plains people), a Stomp Dance (from the Southeastern tribes), and a Shawl Dance (from the Oklahoma tribes). In the final section of the program, the audience will be invited to join in the Round Dance, a friendship dance Read More

DANCE REPORT | Former New York City Ballet dancers videotape how George Balanchine coached their famous roles

The aim of the Interpreters Archive video series is to document the viewpoints of leading dancers on whom Balanchine choreographed his ballets or with whom he worked closely, capturing his intentions at the time of creation through coaching sessions with dancers of today. Read More