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Selected Journalism

Most recent here

On Taylor Swift's Eras Tour

Jamar Roberts's "Ode" for Alvin Ailey

Mark Morris's memoir, "Out Loud"

Alla Kovgan's 3D documentary "Cunningham"

Rennie Harris's "Lazarus" at Alvin Ailey

On "Balanchine: The City Center Years"

Alexei Ratmansky's reconstruction of "Harlequinade"

Quotation Mark Tap on Broadway

"Shuffle Along"

The dancing in Beyoncé's Formation tour

Twyla Tharp's "One Hundreds" and Fiftieth Anniversary Tour


Christopher Wheeldon's "An American in Paris" and "Alice"


Justin Peck's "Year of the Rabbit" and "Paz de La Jolla"


Michael Flatley's "Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games"


Eiko's "A Body in Places"


William Forsythe's "Sider"


Misty Copeland in "Swan Lake," "The Nutcracker ," "A Ballerina's Tale"


Taylor Swift's "Shake it Off"


"Topologie" and "Too Shy to Stare"


Pam Tanowitz's "Spectators" and "Broken Story"


Nrityagram Dance Ensemble's "Samhara" and at the Temple of Dendur 


Rashaun Mitchell's "Nox


Michelle Dorrance's "Soundspace," "Blues Project" and "ETM"

Steve Paxton's "Night Stand" and Dia Retrospective


Colin Dunne's "Out of Time" and Jean Butler's "hurry"


JR and Lil Buck at New York City Ballet


Pandit Birju Maharaj


Francois Chaignaud and Marie-Caroline Hominal's "Duchesses"


Heather Kravas and Jeremy Wade

RoseAnne Spradlin


Molly Lieber and Eleanor Smith's "Beautiful Bone"


Matthew Rushing


Robert Garland's "Gloria" for Dance Theatre of Harlem 


Israel Galvan's "La Curva"


Vicky Shick's "Everything You See"


Keith Hennessey's "Almost"


Heidi Latsky's "Gimp"


Jason Samuels Smith and Savion Glover's "STepZ"


"20 Dancers for the 20th Century"


Jiri Kylian's "Last Touch First"


Alexei Ratmansky's "The Nutcracker"


Mark Morris's "Gloria" and "A Lake"  and "After You"


Tere O'Connor's "Bleed"


Matthew Bourne's "Sleeping Beauty"


Susan Stroman's "Double Feature"


"Dancing Around the Bride" at the Philadelphia Museum of Art


And many, many more . . .




New York Times reviews

On Rodgers and Hammerstein and Mary Rodgers in The New York Review of Books

On John Bubbles in The New York Review of Books

"See the Music" in Ways of Hearing: Reflections on Music in 26 Pieces (Princeton University Press, 2021)

On Hari Kunzru's White Tears in Threepenny Review

Tap Essays on Jacob's Pillow Dance Interactive

On Michelle Dorrance in Dance

On The State of Tap Today in Dance


On "Dancing with the Stars" in Slate


On Matthew Bourne in Slate


On Jimmy Slyde in Threepenny Review


On Akram Kahn in Threepenny Review


On Savion Glover in The Village Voice


On Juliette Mapp and Gertrude Stein in The Village Voice


More pieces in the Voice




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