Time Out New York Eliminates Dance Section

Yesterday morning, the news broke that after May 1, 2015, Time Out New York  will no longer publish a standalone Dance section in its weekly magazine. Instead, dance coverage will be greatly reduced and integrated into a new Theater and Dance section. This change coincides with the resignation of TONY’s Dance Editor Gia Kourlas; a replacement…

Does the future of “American Modern Dance” reside in its past? – What’s next for Paul Taylor Dance Company

Just last week, I mentioned in my review of Martha Graham Dance Company the risk of bringing in new choreographers to create dances under the auspices of companies that are still heavily associated with the memories of their founders. Since I’ve been thinking about this over the weekend, it’s quite timely that yesterday The New York Times released an article by…

For Artists: Baryshnikov is on your side

Nearly ten years after opening the Baryshnikov Arts Center in the southwest end of Midtown, Mikhail Baryshnikov is once again reaching out to support artists with great ideas, but no resources to make them realities. As reported recently in The New York Times, Baryshnikov is now raising money, hopefully $1 mil, to fund an annual…

Marc Kirschner’s 2014 To-Do List for the Performing Arts

Following the 57th annual APAP (Association of Performing Arts Presenters) Conference last weekend, dance writer and TenduTV founder Marc Kirschner wrote up a list of six things he hopes the conference attendees will address throughout 2014. From expanding health care options to gracefully announcing a company’s last season, dance professionals have a lot on their…