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The recreation of another lost classic by one of modern American dance's founders will be the highlight of this weekend, and perhaps the entire fall season in dance performance. A few years after … more
BECKET — On a late summer afternoon in 1938, people are coming up the worn tarmac and the dirt road, up a mountain to find a New York choreographer.It is a long train ride from the city, and … more
WEST SPRINGFIELD — A multi-week marathon of entertainment and food like The Big E requires a jolt from time to time. Early on at the fair, which runs through Sept. 30, a Monument Mountain … more
It's funny that, despite his deserved status as one of the most respected and influential figures in modern dance, a choreographer who created many lyrical, formal works, Paul Taylor was also known … more
BECKET — This summer the Berkshires joined the dance and music worlds in celebrating the late, great choreographer Jerome Robbins and his colleague, the late, great Leonard Bernstein. (This … more
BECKET — Climate change. Euclidean geometry. Modern dance. Which of these things does not belong? Actually, the San Francisco-based ODC/Dance, under the direction of founder Brenda Way and … more
BECKET — Where to begin to extol the virtues of the mighty Houston Ballet? In the program the group is performing at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival this week (after a nearly 40-year absence … more
BECKET — After spending years telling minute stories in the minute-and-a-half segments she was given on the competitive dance/reality TV show circuit, choreographer Sonya Tayeh has recently … more
BECKET — If dance is a kind of knowledge, what kind of knowledge is it? That's one of the many questions that dancer/choreographer Netta Yerushalmy raises in her "Paramodernities" project, the … more
BECKET — Few choreographers, if any, are as versatile as Sonya Tayeh. The Detroit native emerged as a dance world force through her Emmy-nominated choreography on "So You Think You Can Dance," … more
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