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Washington Ballet unveils world premieres by Jessica Lang, Brett Ishida and Mthuthuzeli November, and bids farewell to two longtime dancers.
At the Kennedy Center, Tiler Peck and Sara Mearns lead an excellent cast in Balanchine's version of the Shakespeare comedy.
“Reframing the Narrative,” at the Kennedy Center June 14-19, pulls together an all-star team of Black dancers and choreographers from around the world for performances and other public e…
Outdoor highlights include American Dance Festival, Chicago SummerDance, Jacob’s Pillow and Bard SummerScape
The former ballerina's vision for American Ballet Theatre could bring the acclaimed company into the 21st century.
In production at the Warner Theatre through Sunday, the emphasis is on fine dancing, while storytelling could be sharper.
The A.I.M. founder and his dancers used weekly viewing and discussion sessions to inform “An Untitled Love,” which comes to the Kennedy Center April 29-30.
The global ballet community rallies to help young Ukrainians and families find new homes — and pursue their art.
The acclaimed ballet company can make history and look to the future by naming a woman of color as its leader.
At the Kennedy Center, an effervescent cast lifts a production geared to excite.
A dancer, director and conductor reflect on what Putin’s funding, and his war in Ukraine, mean for the arts in Russia.
The state-controlled news agency Tass reported that Putin asked loyalist conductor Valery Gergiev to consider the idea of merging Moscow’s Bolshoi and its St. Petersburg rival.
Getting back onstage won’t be easy for some time, observers say. But there’s some good news ahead, too.
Ukrainian ballet dancers take up arms as ballet world responds to Russian invasion.
When the drums vanished from enslaved Africans’ hands, the beat leaped into the body — and into American culture.
Highlights across the country include Mark Morris, Lil Buck, American Ballet Theatre and “Reframing the Narrative” at the Kennedy Center.
“I’m not going to say, ‘Hooray, I’m celebrating and everything is great.’ It’s just not true. People have lost their whole careers," says the outspoken choreographer.
“I can make the shape, but what is the intention and the attitude behind that? The people who worked with Michael and danced with him understand that,” the choreographer says of creating…
Eun Won Lee and Gian Carlo Perez add depth to a visually striking but uneven production, which runs through Sunday.
An answer to the youthful dances typically featured on TikTok, there’s no song to lip-sync, no moves to copy — just pure joy, delivered by great artists of the dance world.
Fundamental human values are the focus of this 50th-anniversary festival: unconventional joys, convulsive histories and social justice.
How do you move dancers around in a studio when everyone’s got to stay six feet apart? The answer defines the two premieres given by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at the Kennedy Cente…
“In the quiet ... I could hear my choreographic voice again,” says the artist, whose troupe will be at the Kennedy Center Feb 1-6 .
Getting through the past two years has left these dancers with new perspectives on mental health, their bodies and their art.
The former New York City Ballet dancer says that while working with Spielberg on the remake of the classic movie musical, he showed the director how movement is its own language.
Despite the covid confinement, dance artists found many ways to unleash their creativity.
World premiere of ‘An Ella’quent Holiday Swing’ turns the Eisenhower Theater into a swinging jazz party.
After a non-“Nutcracker” year, the holiday ballet returns with a satisfying, traditional take.
No kids under 12? Virus-tested tykes in custom-designed masks? Protocols vary. But please don’t breathe on the musicians.
The London-based choreographer is on his final tour of this searing solo performance.