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Yes, the ubiquitous year-end list is here. Some top highlights and transitions, many covered in this blog, and by no means comprehensive.

The concept of legacy is everywhere now in the dance world. Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's rendering of Paul Taylor's "Arden Court" raises the question: must it look like the original company's?

Two announcements last week signal a fresh want and need for collaboration between major cultural institutions: the Met Museum will take over the Whitney's home on Madison Avenue in 2015, and Paul Taylor, 81, will finally see his work performed by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.

Interactive experiments in digital technology at the Museum of the Moving Image, the Noguchi Museum's 25th anniversary, guitar heroes at The Met, and more.

"Impresario" is a high-falutin' word for an entertainment manager, organizer, or administrator, and one of the snazzier job titles in the biz. Many people fit the definition, but few actually live up to the implied mystique as did Charles Reinhart, who is stepping down as artistic director of the American Dance Festival, where he has been since 1968.

Compared to the rest of the year in New York, August’s dance schedule is slender. But you wouldn’t know that last week, as both Paul Taylor Dance Company and Mark Morris Dance Group invaded Lincoln Center—the first outdoors, in the Damrosch Bandshell, free; the second in the cooler confines of the David H. Koch “I [...]

A 16th birthday symbolizes a point in one’s life when big changes are sure to follow. Less pivotal (if nonetheless a major milestone) is one’s 80th birthday, but sure enough, on this occasion for choreographer Paul Taylor, revolution is positively rife in a free, celebratory program tonight at Lincoln Center Out of Doors, at 7:30pm [...]

There is nothing in the world of contemporary dance that even comes close to Paul Taylor Dance Company’s annual season at City Center, now through Mar 14. The troupe performs in repertory eighteen dances in different combinations over eighteen shows. Because they’ve been doing it for so long (the company is in its 55th year; [...]

On February 24th, the Paul Taylor Dance Company begins its 2010 season at New York City Center. The company will perform 18 dances including popular classics as well as two New York premieres. The season will also celebrate the 80th birthday of the company’s founder and legendary choreographer, Paul Taylor. Learn about Taylor and his [...]

Few artists of our time have had the profound impact on their art form that Paul Taylor has had on dance. People in cities and towns throughout the world have seen and enjoyed live modern dance performances due largely to the far-reaching tours he pioneered as a virtuoso dancer in the 1950s, and that his [...]

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