Double the Pleasure: Dance Meets Poetry in 2wiceBy Claudia La Rocco
In her delightful memoir, Dancing with Cuba, Alma Guillermoprieto remembers her first years spent dancing in New York, including early morning practices of Twyla Tharps Medley on Central Parks Great Lawn.
Taylor Turns 50By Vanessa Manko, Lester Tome, and Claudia La Rocco
A splendid romp with dancers sprinting diagonals across the stage, arms pumping, Esplanade, in all its gleeful abandon and racing-hearts-of-first-love ebullience, manages to make the simplest of movements running, skipping, walking, jumping virtuosic modern dance, seminal in its declaration that yes, all this too can be dance.
Dancing on the Rail: Aprils Lesson in Dance HistoryBy Vanessa Manko
Titans of American modern dance rain down over the city this April. Martha Graham, Mark Morris, and Trisha Brown together offer a veritable trip through the pages of dance history.