Inside DM

Find Your Joy On the subway one morning just before finishing up this issue, I started thinking about Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and what the company has meant to me over the years. I began reminiscing about the time in high school when I got to take Ailey’s company class. One of my balletMore »

Performances Onstage This Month

    Hypnotic NEW YORK CITY Endless repetition can drive audiences out of the theater, but a gifted choreographer can make watching the same phrase over and over with subtle changes fascinating. Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker is one of those rare ones. Four of her early works from the 1980s are coming to Lincoln CenterMore »

Technique My Way: Julia Burrer

Open mind, healthy body     Julia Burrer (center) in Doug Varone’s Carrugi (2012). Photo by Cylla von Tiedemann, Courtesy Doug Varone and Dancers. Julia Burrer flows like water onstage. In Doug Varone’s Lux, her limbs slice and caress the space, her lanky 6′ 1″ frame reaching the corners of the stage even as she dropsMore »

Dance Matters: A Veritable Milestone for Varone

Doug Varone and Dancers at 25     Varone’s Carrugi. Photo by Cylla von Tiedemann, Courtesy Varone.     Whether in older or new work, for one or all eight of his dancers, the emotional potency of Doug Varone’s choreography is a constant. Doug Varone and Dancers is celebrating its 25th anniversary in a seasonMore »