Today on Blogcritics

Dance

Dance Review (NYC): ‘Huang Yi and Kuka’ Breaks Ground with Human-Robot Interaction

Huang Yi performs with his robot KUKA in HUANG YI & KUKA at 3LD Art & Technology Center. Photo by Summer Yen

This set of dance pieces featuring Huang Yi, two other human dancers, and a startlingly expressive industrial robot from the Taiwanese company KUKA is something utterly new and original. Read More »

Dance Review: ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ Season 11 Live – Seattle, WA 2/05/2015

GROUP-02-041

A winning mix of energy, style, sexiness, and grace, the SYTYCD live show is not to be missed. Read More »

Interview: ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ Season 11 Finalists Casey Askew and Bridget Whitman

GROUP-02-041

Dancers Casey Askew and Bridget Whitman are on tour with the rest of the Season 11 finalists until February 18. Read More »

Star-Studded Gala Honors the Nicholas Brothers, Tap-Dance Pioneers

with Nichelle Nichols at Nicholas Brothers gala

Fred Astaire called the Nicholas Brothers’ performance in 'Stormy Weather' “The greatest dance number ever filmed.” Read More »

‘So You Think You Can Dance’ Season 11 Tour Resumes January 22, 2015

GROUP-02-041 (400x267)

There are 15 stops on the second leg of the 'SYTYCD' Season 11 tour, with the season's top 10 finalists recreating fan-favorite routines plus original pieces created for the nationwide tour. Read More »

Interview: Ramanan Thiagarajan and Paveena Kumar of Shantanjali Festival of Arts, by Temple of Fine Arts

Paveena Kumar dancing a Bharathanatyam piece

The Shantanjali Festival of Arts celebrates the coming together of various art forms and artists, and the diverse cultures that they each emanate from. And admission is free! Read More »

Theater Review (Staten Island, NY): ‘West Side Story’ by Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim and Arthur Laurents at Harbor Lights Theater Company

Aléna Watters, Michael Graceffa and Company in Harbor Lights Theater Company's 'West Side Story,' photo by Bittenbyazebra

With Broadway-class talent and Jerome Robbins's original choreography, this is a production to please newbies and old hands alike. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Bernstein Meets Broadway: Collaborative Art in a Time of War’ by Carol J. Oja

Leonard Bernstein

Just in time for the new Broadway revival of 'On the Town' comes a new book showing how the show, with music by Leonard Bernstein, was as groundbreaking socially and politically as it was artistically. Read More »

Theatre Review (Singapore): ‘Gitanjali [I Feel the Earth Move]’ by The Necessary Stage

Harrison (left) in a dance segment.
Photo credit: Caleb Ming / SURROUND

Despite a too-common plot, this entertaining play about an Indian Odissi dancer was well-acted and danced. Read More »

Theatre Review (Singapore): ‘Dance Like a Man’ by Mahesh Dattani

dance like a man

India's longest-running English-language play proves that Dance has the power to fracture, but also mend, relationships Read More »