Dance

In Conversation

RESIDUE AND REORDERING

"It sort of seems like blackness is taking up space in an affirming way."

In Conversation

CONJURING FUTURE JOY
EMILY JOHNSON with Ivan Talijancic

Earlier this spring, the performer and choreographer Emily Johnson presented SHORE, the culminating event in a trilogy of works she had been pursuing since early 2010 “in response to displacement, to feeling disconnected from place, people, ceremony, and tradition.”

COMING HOME
Milka Djordjevich + Chris Peck’s MASS at The Kitchen

A large pedestal lies bare in the middle of the Kitchen’s black box theater. Gentle, blue-green lights highlight its hulking presence as a seascape score begins.

LA SYLPHIDE AT THE NEW YORK CITY BALLET
Romantic Ballet, Victorian Morals, and the Wisdom of Sondheim

The Baker’s Wife said it best: “These are dangerous woods.” So she learned after adulterously kissing the prince in Stephen Sondheim’s classic musical Into the Woods—a deed for which she’ll later pay.

Embodied Construction: Building a Home for Dance

Tell Pepper the doorbell isn’t working, so you’ll need to let your people in,” said a woman in a purple suit. She stood on the steps of Cadman Memorial Church (CMC), a regal, Romanesque structure on the corner of Clinton and Lafayette Avenues. The impressive stone facade, however, concealed a crumbling interior

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JUNE 2015

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