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WINTER DANCE AT REDCAT

This weekend, CalArts Winter Dance at Redcat takes an iconic turn with a presentation of works by revolutionaries Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, Trisha Brown, Rennie Harris, Jiri Kylián, and Merce Cunningham, staged by dancers who carry deep histories of the choreographers’ practices and intentions. Zollar’s SHELTER (1988) will be staged by fellow Urban Bush Women member Marjani […]

MERCE CUNNINGHAM — CLOUDS AND SCREENS

MERCE CUNNINGHAM—CLOUDS AND SCREENS, part of many upcoming worldwide celebrations of the choreographer’s centenary, will be up at LACMA into 2019. The exhibition includes video installations by Charles Atlas and Andy Warhol, as well as two video projections of early dances by Cunningham.   MERCE CUNNINGHAM—CLOUDS AND SCREENS Through March 31. LACMA, 5905 Wilshire Boulevard, […]

UPCOMING DANCE FROM CAP UCLA

The Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company—whose collaboration with SITI Company, A Rite, brought down the house at Royce Hall three years ago—is returning to UCLA this autumn with ANALOGY TRILOGY, a marathon work that combines Analogy/Dora and Analogy/Lance with Analogy Ambros, based on a story by W. G. Sebald. The Jones/Zane company engagement is one […]

STEPHEN PETRONIO COMPANY

The Stephen Petronio Company is at the Joyce this week with the premiere of HARDNESS 10 (Petronio’s collaboration with Nico Muhly), SIGNALS (Merce Cunningham), and an excerpt from Petronio’s 2003 work UNDERLAND.   STEPHEN PETRONIO COMPANY, through Sunday, March 25. JOYCE THEATER, 175 Eighth Avenue, at 19th Street, New York City. joyce.org/performances/stephen-petronio-company Stephen Petronio Company. […]

RASHAUN MITCHELL, SILAS RIENER, AND CHARLES ATLAS

Former Merce Cunningham dancers and choreographers Rashaun Mitchell and Silas Riener—in collaboration with video artist Charles Atlas—bring their live-dance/3-D video hybrid TESSERACT to Redcat for four performances this week. “The title refers to the four-dimensional analog of a cube, ‘moving from one world to another’ [Riener]. The first half of the show features 3-D footage using a mobile […]

KYLE ABRAHAM IN SANTA MONICA

Dancer-choreographer Kyle Abraham and his company Abraham.In.Motion bring two evenings of contemporary dance to the Broad Stage this weekend, featuring the California premieres of THE QUIET DANCE, and ABSENT MATTER (with music composed and arranged by Kris Bowers and Otis Brown III). There’s also GREY, a solo for company dancer Marcella Lewis, and the Max Roach-inspired THE GETTIN’. A MacArthur Fellow—and […]