A rare gathering of Black dancers from different companies meet to discuss a new production on Little Island, curated by Misty Copeland and Robert Garland.
The philanthropist gave millions to Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Ballet Hispánico, Dance Theater of Harlem and Urban Bush Women in her latest round of gifts.
Moving quickly in the pandemic, a wealthy money manager underwrote performances via a new foundation, with a little help from a violin-obsessed adviser.
Many dancers have taken advantage of a byproduct of the pandemic — time away from performing — to try out a new role: motherhood.
An African-American studies professor suggests ways to mark the month, from David Driskell’s paintings and Dance Theater of Harlem’s streamed performances to the rollicking return of “Queen Sugar.”
Theaters shut down, but dance didn’t. There was dancing in the streets and dancing on screens. Old treasures spilled out of the vaults.
Dr. Wendy Ziecheck has found a new specialty: helping dancers to work together safely. “Testing was the key to making this happen,” she says.
What to watch this week: a celebratory film by Dance Theater of Harlem; “Sonic Gatherings,” inspired by Merce Cunningham Events; and a Mark Morris masterpiece.
In a sign of the pandemic’s toll, New York’s cultural institutions, large and small, feel compelled to share their woes and tactics in strategy sessions.
The debate over who should get payouts under their policies has entered the courts, state legislatures and Washington.
Creating steps is no problem for the resident choreographer of Dance Theater of Harlem. But he does more: He makes ballet relevant.