There will be blood,” says Jacques Heim, founder and creative director behind Diavolo|Architecture in Motion, the hyperphysical dance company he began in 1992. But he wasn’t referring to the Daniel Day-Lewis saga directed by P.T. Anderson, but rather to his latest opus, “Existencia,” which has its world premiere at the Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts (the Soraya), January 17 and 19, and involves an extreme, risk-taking movement vocabulary.
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.Continue Reading
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