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Annabelle Lopez Ochoa Wins Jacob Pillow Dance Award

Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, a versatile choreographer whose work includes flamenco, hip-hop, classical ballet and contemporary dance pieces, is the recipient of the 2019 Jacob’s Pillow Dance Award, the organization announced on Wednesday. Ms. Lopez Ochoa will accept the award, which comes with a $25,000 cash prize, on June 15 at …

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The Pioneers of Postmodern Dance, 60 Years Later

Lemon came up in the late 1970s, when the new new dance was infusing postmodern constructions with overt social commentary, and was greatly influenced by what he calls dance’s “lineage of white women.” It’s true that the downtown scene at that time included few artists of color — uptown, Alvin …

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Hubbard Street Dance Gets a Lift From Ohad Naharin

The Israeli choreographer Ohad Naharin has made a powerful — and positive — impact on the world of contemporary dance. His works have given American repertory companies something of value to perform, and that’s been a game-changer, which is particularly true for Hubbard Street Dance Chicago. Last week, the company …

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