Our critic’s list of coming performances covers inventive takes on old favorites and intriguing new works.
With the latest installment of this series, the Stephen Petronio Company will be the only one able to perform a full evening of Cunningham works.
For “Paramodernities,” Ms. Yerushalmy is deconstructing works by six canonical choreographers, including Alvin Ailey and Bob Fosse.
It’s called Dances for the Future: “We have a living, breathing artist,” the executive director of his dance group says. “This is the moment to invest in that.”
The events, beginning in the fall, will involve companies from around the world, including rarities and a “Night of 100 Solos” in four cities.
The Stephen Petronio Company’s revival of “Signals” is one sign among many of how robustly Cunningham’s work is surviving.
Dancers from the Stephen Petronio Company are learning Cunningham’s “Signals” — and learning that a sense of play is essential to it.
Watch Bria Bacon of the Stephen Petronio Company dance part of a virtuosic, difficult solo from Merce Cunningham’s “Signals.”
Ms. Pesle championed the choreographer Merce Cunningham, the experimental director Robert Wilson and many others, but the public rarely knew her name.