WEB EXCLUSIVE Poet Tom Healy discusses non-Euclidian navigation of New York City (among many other topics) with monologist Mike Daisey.
Writer Jeremy Sigler talks to his mentor, performance artist Nigel Rolfe, about art as human experience.
Michelle Boulé refers to dance as channeling, where movement is a conduit. Her new work WONDER premieres at Issue Project Room May 30 and 31.
Gutierrez’s And lose the name of action is at the Brooklyn Academy of Music through December 8. Houston-Jones, who performs in the piece, speaks with the choreographer about collaboration and the importance of casting.
Dancer and choreographer Lemon views artistic practice almost like a Zen koan; the less performance behaves like performance, the better.
Choreographer Dean Moss speaks with one of his collaborators, playwright Young Jean Lee, about his early years as the son of civil rights workers and his current work-in-progress, a meditation on John Brown.
Sarah Michelson, who has been awarded the 2012 Bucksbaum Award by the Whitney, contemplates, with fellow choreographer Ralph Lemon the gaze and juxtaposition of seasoned dancers with young girls.
Listen to a podcast of a post-show discussion with musician/performer Cynthia Hopkins and playwright Craig Lucas, recorded live at Soho Rep on May 20, 2010, as part of their FEED series.
Elizabeth Streb’s performance One Extraordinary Day recently thrilled London. Novelist A.M. Homes and the action heroine discuss overcoming gravity in a conversation from Summer 2010.
The iconic dancer and choreographer is collaborating with musician Lukas Ligeti on Itutu, blending African pop with Western symbolism. They dissect African polyrhythms and Armitage’s movement language of sinuous curves.
Annie-B Parson and Paul Lazar have compressed dance and theater into their own spectacular hybrid. The Other Here is running at the Dance Theater Workshop through September 29.
Gabriella De Ferrari speaks with choreographer William Forsythe just after his Kammer/Kammer premiered. His new piece I don’t believe in outer space is at Brooklyn Academy of Music through October 29.
Haitian choreographer and drummer Peniel Guerrier was trained in traditional Haitian and African movement, and his choreographies acknowledge each tradition’s rhythms and rituals while fusing them in unexpected ways.
Suzanne Farrell was both George Balanchine’s muse and his collaborator in expanding the possibilities of ballet through experimentation and invention. Here Farrell shares stories from the Balanchine years and observations on dance with poet Emily Fragos.
Craig Coleman says when he does drag he not only can understand both sexes, but he gets treated better as Varla!