Modern Dance

Monitoring modern dance in general, and contemporary experimental dance in particular.

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Winter Preview

We may think of the compulsion to document even the most mundane occurrences on social media as a twenty-first-century affliction, but it has a precedent: the…


You Don't Miss Your Water 'Til Your Well Runs Dry

“The Open Door," “Continuum,” “Brandenburgs” Paul Taylor American Modern Dance Paul Taylor Dance Company David H. Koch Theater New York, New York March 9, 2016 By…


Music, Dance and Space

"Available Light" Lucinda Childs Dance Company Zellerbach Hall, Cal Performances Berkeley, CA February 3, 2017 by Rita Felciano copyright Rita Felciano, 2017 It's…


Krishna's Heels

DC’s 13th Annual Fall Festival of South Asian Arts Dakshina Dance Company & Guests Atlas Performing Arts Center Washington, DC October 22, 2016 by George Jackson ©…


Who is a Citizen?

“Tides Tides Tides” Jesse Hewit “Ancient Children” Embodiment Project "OhMyEarthGoddess” Monique Jenkinson “Brilliant Alarm” RAWdance Yerba Buena Center for the Art…

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Seated for Solange

Matthew Trammell reviews a recent concert by Solange Knowles at Radio City Music Hall, where the singer performed songs from her albums “A Seat at the Table” and…


Bursting with Life

"Mercuric Tidings,” “Polaris,” and “Esplanade” Paul Taylor Dance Company Eisenhower Theater J.F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts May 25, 2016 by Alexandra…

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