Viengsay Valdés, a star ballerina and hometown hero, assumes the mantle worn, seemingly forever, by the 98-year-old Alicia Alonso.
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David Parsons’s dances, at their best and worst, remain simple. Not so, the strange, enigmatic “Runes” of Paul Taylor, Mr. Parson’s creative parent.
A triple bill of dances by resident choreographers shows skill but wobbles in parts, most egregiously on gender equality.
It was a sign of the company’s new era to feature a dance by Ms. Tanowitz, whose virtues were on display even if she failed to hit it out of the park.
“Night of 100 Solos,” danced by non-Cunningham dancers, was a feast of movement invention, even if the master’s hand was sometimes missing.
The Youth America Grand Prix is a competition in which the real prizes are scholarships. For those, you only need to catch the eye of one director.
The company’s anniversary program at New York City Center featured triumphs from its repertoire, but also a new revival and a world premiere.
To get at the Fosse style, a dance critic breaks down “Who’s Got the Pain?,” the only film number Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon performed in together.
Pam Tanowitz’s “Untitled (Souvenir),” one of two company premieres by female choreographers, borrows from Graham, but makes its own magic.