#SpeakingInDance: Haunting, Paranoia and All That Dance Horror
Arthur Pita’s dance-drama “The Tenant” (yep, like the Polanski movie) features James Whiteside and Cassandra Trenary of American Ballet Theater.
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The director Gaspar Noé is fond of making films in which characters are raped and beaten, or in which a drug trip turns into a journey to hell. They are troubling to the stomach. They […] #SpeakingInDance: Drummers Dance, Dancers Drum
The BAM/Restoration Dance Youth Ensemble, appearing at Dance Africa, give their all when dancing. They have also learned percussion skills. Watch our two videos.
Source link #SpeakingInDance: The Dance Battle Is Joined
Two dance teams go to war in “Battle! Hip-Hop in Armor,” part of It’s Showtime NYC’s residence at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Source link #SpeakingInDance: Jerome Robbins, Serious and Not
Ashley Bouder of New York City Ballet performs part of a make-fun-of-yourself solo from Robbins’s “Dances at a Gathering.”
Source link #SpeakingInDance: In ‘Bayadère,’ 24 Breathing as 1
Watch a portion of the hypnotic, otherworldly opening of the “Kingdom of the Shades” section from American Ballet Theater’s “La Bayadère.”
Source link #SpeakingInDance: Haunted by the Familiar
The choreographer and dancer Jack Ferver made this duet, part of his new show “Everything Is Imaginable,” for himself and his old friend Reid Bartelme.
Source link In ‘Harlequinade,’ Gestures Dance, and Dances Tell Stories
We think of ballet as a nonverbal art, but for the last few months, the words “tell” and “say” have echoed in the studios of American Ballet Theater. The dancers aren’t using their […] #SpeakingInDance: A Portrait of Steve Paxton
Nicholas Sciscione dances a 2017 iteration of Mr. Paxton’s solo “Excerpts From Goldberg Variation.” “It’s about finding the Zen of being within the notes,” he says.