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‘You Are the Show’: A Hudson Valley Outpost of the Avant-Garde

CHATHAM, N.Y. — “There is no outside,” the Nigerian choreographer Qudus Onikeku said on Wednesday. He wasn’t referring to his…

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José Luis Cortés, Trailblazing Cuban Bandleader, Dies at 70

José Luis Cortés, a Cuban musician who with his popular band, NG La Banda, helped establish the lively genre of…

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Review: At City Ballet, Bending the Form’s Rituals and Codes

“I would rather fail at something interesting than do something boring.” That quote, from an interview with Pam Tanowitz in…

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Ann Hutchinson Guest, Who Fixed Dance on Paper, Dies at 103

Ann Hutchinson Guest, one of the world’s foremost authorities on dance notation, the crucial practice of recording dances on paper…

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William G. Hamilton, Doctor to New York’s Ballet Dancers, Dies at 90

Dr. William G. Hamilton, who as the attending orthopedic surgeon for New York City Ballet spent more than 40 years…

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Nan Melville, Whose Photography Captured Dance in Many Forms, Dies at 72

Nan Melville, a photographer who was known for elegant, fluid images of prominent dancers and dance companies, died on March…

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Review: The Balletic Rise and Fall of Eva Perón

Ballet Hispánico, founded in 1970, has been honoring its 50th anniversary for a solid two years. On Friday at the…

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Margaret M. McGowan, Who Expanded the Field of Dance History, Dies at 90

Margaret M. McGowan, a British cultural historian who created a new international area of academic study, now known as early…

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Ailey II Review: A Light in the Darkness

As dance companies everywhere have tried to stay afloat during the pandemic, Ailey II, the second company of Alvin Ailey…

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Yuriko, Keeper of Martha Graham’s Flame, Is Dead at 102

Yuriko Kikuchi, who under the single name Yuriko was a leading dancer in Martha Graham’s company from the 1940s to…

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