New York City Center’s acclaimed Fall for Dance Festival, running Sept 22–Oct 3, will feature 20 companies in 10 nights of dance paying tribute to the 100th anniversary of the Ballets Russes. The sixth annual festival features 20 American and international companies presenting an eclectic mix of contemporary styles alongside classic pieces, in five unique programs over 10 nights. Several companies will present works that pay tribute to the legendary Ballets Russes, either with reconstructions of original Ballets Russes works or with a contemporary look at Ballets Russes classics.
Dance New Amsterdam (DNA) is pleased to present Bill Young/Colleen Thomas & Co. in a site-specific/alternative-space creative reincarnation, Life (in Progress) II. Having achieved critical acclaim with the first staging of Life (In Progress), Thomas and Young invade DNA Sept 16–19 with a dozen or so downtown dance scene luminaries to transform the theatre into the flipped-around, inside-out world of their performanace. This all-star cast of guests artists features Bryan Kepple, Pedro Osorio, Julia Burrer, Anthony Phillips, Ted Johnson, Daniel Clifton, Marc Mann, Jenna Riegel, Alfonso Suarez and Megan McQuillan.