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

After greater than a 12 months of performing and instructing on-line, the Trisha Brown Dance Company re-emerged earlier than a reside viewers on Thursday night. And not simply in any outdated efficiency area, however on the tranquil, spectacular grounds of Wave Hill, the 28-acre oasis within the Bronx whose lush…

Review: Christopher Wheeldon Creates a Memorable Realm

Christopher Wheeldon’s new work for Pacific Northwest Ballet is known as “Curious Kingdom.” Since the music is all French, the title would possibly consult with France, although it’s been a very long time since that nation had a king. Or maybe the alliterative phrase and its “Alice in Wonderland” adjective…

Review: Fighting for the Right to Dance Giselle

As a younger dancer, Katy Pyle associated to Giselle, the ballet heroine who’s betrayed by a nobleman. That — and a weak coronary heart — causes the character to go mad and die. For Pyle, the draw was Giselle’s unwavering dedication to dance, particularly to ballet. But getting the likelihood…

The Jabbawockeez Reign in Las Vegas

In Las Vegas, the Jabbawockeez are each well-known and unknown. Images of this hip-hop dance crew, its members ciphers behind their signature white masks, beckon from a number of on line casino billboards alongside the Strip. Who are these dancers? Even when you watch “Timeless,” on the MGM Grand Garden…

Violetta Elvin, Glamorous Royal Ballet Dancer, Is Dead at 97

Violetta Elvin, who as a younger Soviet ballerina introduced her Bolshoi coaching and memorable glamour to Britain’s Royal Ballet, died on May 27 at her dwelling in Vico Equense, on Italy’s Sorrento peninsula. She was 97. Her loss of life was reported by her son and solely fast survivor, Antonio…

Lyon Dance Biennale Begins, Reduced but Unbowed

LYON, France — 1,000,000 euros wiped off the funds. Large-scale exhibits canceled. And an elaborate parade via the town — an occasion that had been drawing crowds of round 250,000 folks — dramatically rethought. Despite these obstacles, the 19th Lyon Dance Biennale grew to become, on June 1, the primary…

Dormeshia Wins Jacob’s Pillow Dance Award

Dormeshia’s surge of midcareer recognition continues. On Tuesday, the performer and choreographer was named because the winner of the 2021 Jacob’s Pillow Dance Award, an honor that comes with an unrestricted money prize of $25,000. She can be celebrated for her “exceptional vision and achievement” at a digital gala on…

A Choreographer Finds His Way, Getting Lost in the Stars

Kyle Marshall’s pandemic yr was all about change. He turned 30. He moved into his personal house. He now is determined by his dance firm, which he fashioned in 2014, for his livelihood. And he’s working with new dancers, a serious shift for a choreographer whose works had been populated…

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

As a teenage ballet pupil in the 1990s, Katy Pyle had no curiosity in relationship: not boys, not women, not anybody. A severe love curiosity — all consuming, actually — was already in the image: ballet. “I didn’t have space for any other relationships in my life,” Pyle, who makes…