“You can’t force Lucille Ball to be Gracie Allen” and other lessons from the artistic director of Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, which returns to the Joyce Theater this week.
Alexander Shiryaev’s animated movie, from the early 20th century, shows a dance instantly recognizable as the Candy Cane solo from George Balanchine’s version of the holiday classic.
Mr. Paxton’s works are beautifully revived by the Stephen Petronio Company as part of the exhibition “Judson Dance Theater: The Work Is Never Done.”
In the dance “To the Things Themselves!,” the choreographer Neil Greenberg creates a world that’s easy to enjoy, a series of moments to get lost in.
The center has expanded its fellowship program this year in honor of Merce Cunningham’s centennial.
In “Elemental,” at BAM Fisher, the dancers do something elementary: They teach you to listen, while playing the building like an instrument.
The Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall, a site-specific “Christmas Carol” and more concerts, plays and events this holiday season.
Nicholas Sciscione dances a 2017 iteration of Mr. Paxton’s solo “Excerpts From Goldberg Variation.” “It’s about finding the Zen of being within the notes,” he says.
“The Call,” a love letter to Alvin Ailey, mixes Ronald K. Brown’s swaying twists of the arms and hips with details and shapes from the Ailey canon.