Playing with the Truth: Jonathan Jakubowicz’s Resistance and the Memory of Marcel MarceauBy Christopher Atamian
Christopher Atamian writes about the art and life of Marcel Marceau. He shares an interview with the renowned mime and choreographers daughter Camille, who sets the record straight on her fathers activities during World War II following Jonathan Jakubowiczs film Resistance released this past year.
A Choreographed Return to TheatersBy Noa Weiss
Dance is back in theaters. The productions are better than ever, but the real choreography is happening in the audience. As we navigate a safe return to indoor space, how do we hold on to the pleasures of attending a show?
New Prayer For NowBy Jen C. George
Stephen Petronio Companys program for the Joyce Theater documents the companys growth with five new or reimagined works and makes a case for the continuation of digital dance as we move optimistically into post-pandemic times.
Formal / NatureBy Susan Yung
Dorrance Dance, Mark Morris Dance Group, and ABT performed with and against nature at the Kaatsbaan Spring Festival.
Bill T. Jones Dancing Through Disease in Can You Bring It and AfterwardsnessBy Hallie Chametzky
Can You Bring It: Bill T. Jones and D-Man in the Waters is a new documentary about Bill T. Joness seminal, AIDS-era work. Afterwardsness, his newest production, reflects on the COVID-19 pandemic and ongoing assaults on Black lives. Viewed together, they offer seemingly contradictory but ultimately profound lessons on dances role in moving through personal and societal grief.