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Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Best Dance of 2021 by Gia Kourlas, Brian Seibert and Siobhan Burke

A year of uncertainty was capped by a happy ending: a rush of performances this fall, including standouts by masters (Twyla Tharp) and breakout stars (LaTasha Barnes).

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Thursday, November 18, 2021

Review: Twyla Tharp Looks Back, With an Eye on the Future by Siobhan Burke

The starry program “Twyla Now,” at New York City Center, ends with a dazzling premiere featuring dancers who could be the stars of tomorrow.

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Thursday, November 11, 2021

Review: Dancing Bodies That Contain Multitudes by Siobhan Burke

In “I Am Also – Monte,” Molly Poerstel and Monte Jones consider how, in dance, the past seeps into the present and into collaborations.

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Thursday, October 28, 2021

Kandis Williams Envisions Dancing Bodies Without Borders by Siddhartha Mitter and Siobhan Burke

The artist’s “A Line,” her first New York solo show, sets the tone for the ambitious new 52 Walker, run by the gallerist Ebony L. Haynes.

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Friday, October 22, 2021

Review: In ‘An Evening of Hope,’ a Veteran Dancer Gets Personal by Siobhan Burke

A program of works by the former Alvin Ailey member Hope Boykin is about stepping into a surer sense of herself.

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Sunday, October 10, 2021

Review: In ‘Herstory of the Universe,’ Ancient Myths Are Brought to Life by Siobhan Burke

The choreographer Richard Move’s new work, partly inspired by Japanese, Indian and Greek mythology, wends its way across Governors Island.

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Friday, October 1, 2021

A Dance Show on a Cruise Ship? It’s Not What You Think. by Siobhan Burke

These artists doubted Virgin Voyages would want what they had to offer. But their show, part revue, part night out at a club, is about to set sail.

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Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Review: Bill T. Jones’s Oceanic Vision by Siobhan Burke

“Deep Blue Sea” at the Armory is a colossal undertaking both in subject matter, inspired by “Moby-Dick” and “I Have a Dream,” and theatrical scope.

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Friday, September 17, 2021

Review: A Choreographer’s of-the-Moment Brand of ‘Not Knowing’ by Siobhan Burke

In Julie Mayo’s “Nerve Show” at Target Margin Theater, thwarted impulses express themselves both through movement and attempts at speech.

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Friday, September 10, 2021

Together and in Person: Everybody Dance Now by Siobhan Burke

Professionals and amateurs can leave their living rooms behind as dance studios make a cautious comeback.

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Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Frank Conversations About Making a Living in Dance by Siobhan Burke

The choreographer Miguel Gutierrez’s podcast “Are You for Sale?” looks at what he calls “the ethical entanglements between art and money.”

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Wednesday, August 11, 2021

A Supernatural Dance Explorer’s Art and Wanderings by Siobhan Burke

Choy Ka Fai’s interest in shamanic dance practices fuels his immersive exhibition at Tanz im August in Berlin.

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Saturday, July 3, 2021

June Finch, Virtuoso Dance Teacher With a Humane Touch, Dies at 81 by Siobhan Burke

A premier teacher of Merce Cunningham’s technique, she gave equal attention to everyone in her class, not just those destined for stardom with his company.

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Wednesday, June 30, 2021

For the Chocolate Factory Theater, a Scrappy Celebration as It Moves Homes by Siobhan Burke

Street performances celebrated the Chocolate Factory Theater, a space that has often seemed inseparable from the work that happens there, as it moved to a new building.

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Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Black Dance Stories: By the Artists, for the People by Siobhan Burke

This online show, which wraps up its present incarnation on Thursday, became a serendipitous gathering place and a Thursday-night ritual.

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Friday, June 11, 2021

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

The “In Plain Site” program, delayed two days by stormy weather, was worth the wait.

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Tuesday, June 1, 2021

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

Ballet’s strict gender norms put pressure on women to conform. But dancers who don’t are finding they’re not alone.

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Wednesday, April 14, 2021

This Ain’t No Disco: Alone in a Crowd at the Armory by Siobhan Burke

At times, the experience of “SOCIAL! the social distant dance club” felt no more freeing than dancing by myself in my cramped living room, our critic says.

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Thursday, March 25, 2021

A Choreographer Who Bridges the Worlds of Dance and Nursing by Siobhan Burke

Devynn Emory’s “deadbird” — a duet for Emory and a mannequin — deals with grief, envisioning “an ideal care team for a body who’s passing.”

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Saturday, February 27, 2021

Dances to Learn At Home by Siobhan Burke

Online tutorials for TikTok and music-video routines can help prove you wrong. The “WAP” dance is within your reach.

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Wednesday, August 1, 2018

On This Land: Dance Presenters Honor Manhattan’s First Inhabitants by Siobhan Burke

Some performance spaces in New York are reminding viewers that the work they see is being performed on Indigenous land.

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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Clare Barron on ‘Dance Moms,’ Teen Girls and Black Sheep Ballerinas by Siobhan Burke

The author of “Dance Nation” talks about her play and female adolescence, as it plays out in dressing rooms and daydreams.

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Thursday, December 17, 2015

American Dance Machine for the 21st Century Keeps Classic Moves Alive by Siobhan Burke

This company will perform choreography by Jerome Robbins, Agnes de Mille and others in a program at the Joyce Theater.

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Sunday, November 23, 2014

Dance Review: Jack Ferver and Ralph Lemon at the Fisher Center at Bard by Siobhan Burke

“The House Is Open,” at the Bard College performing arts center, blurred the boundaries between dance and the visual arts.

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Friday, August 9, 2013

‘Then She Fell’ Is Inspired by Lewis Carroll’s Life and Work by Siobhan Burke

“Then She Fell” derives its fractured narratives, its doppelgängers and mirror images, from “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” and “Through the Looking Glass.”  &nbs…

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