I’d nearly forgotten the many pleasures of watching dance from a folding chair on a riser in a SoHo loft, sound of sirens and traffic rising from the street outside to compete with the more subtle notes of a cello. Such was the occasion of Catherine Tharin Dance at the Douglas Dunn Studio, November 3, as a crowd of friends and collaborators gathered to witness four recent solos and duets by Tharin plus two films, and work of guest choreographer, Esmé Julien Boyce, who is currently artist in residence at Baryshnikov Arts Center. The space was abuzz with mini reunions and new friendships in progress before the house lights dimmed.
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