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Dance Review

The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s current season highlights contemporary works that struggle to live up to the choreography of the company’s founder.

At the Joyce, the Christmas favorite takes an engagingly unfamiliar form with a soundtrack by Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn.

Robert Greskovic takes in four dance pieces picked by the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s new artistic director for its Next Wave Festival

Performing its first Lincoln Center season under new director Michael Novak, the company appears poised for a bright future.

American Ballet Theatre’s current season places a special emphasis on works created for the company by women.

New York City Ballet’s first full season under the leadership of Jonathan Stafford and Wendy Whelan features two premiere works and several troupe standards.

So far at the Joyce Theater Ballet Festival, astute looks at the Royal Ballet’s past have been the standouts.

The acrobatic dance-theater group Pilobolus returns to the Joyce Theater with a program that leans heavily on vintage favorites.

At Bach Festival, a world premiere by Pam Tanowitz holds the stage authoritatively next to choreographic legend Paul Taylor’s work, while one by Margie Gillis falters.

Now under new artistic leadership, New York City Ballet is ushering in a new chapter in the company’s history.

Merce Cunningham, whose centenary was last week, is being celebrated in several programs that draw from his catalog of nearly 200 works.

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