Presented by World Music/CRASHarts, “Sutra” highlights one of the finest most recent collaborations of Eastern music with Western dance, showcasing the innovative melodies of composer Zakir Hussain and contemporary ballet choreographer Alonzo King. “Sutra” is not only World Music/CRASHarts’ first commissioned work, but marks the 35th Anniversary of Alonzo King LINES Ballet as well, and made its world premiere in the company’s home city of San Francisco, Calif. before making its East Coast debut at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston, Massachusetts.
Adji Cissoko and Michael Montgomery in Alonzo King LINES Ballet's “Sutra.” Photograph by Chris Hardy
At 82, Twyla Tharp shows no signs of slowing down. She brought two world premieres and an all-star revival to the Joyce this week. The newest dances made it clear that although she’s still a dynamo, aging is very much on her mind. She is exploring wistful terrain these days, but she is doing it with her characteristic humor and high step count.Plus
Dance has always been a part of Tammy Greenwood’s life. Growing up, she studied ballet, tap, jazz, and acrobatics, and when her daughter took up the art form, she became involved through the unwavering—and sometimes self-sacrificing—support that is often asked of a dance mom.FREE ARTICLE