On September 15, New York Live Arts opened its doors, elevators, and stairwells, and welcomed an audience into an unconventional space for an opening night performance: its third-floor studio. The front row (masked, of course) settled into cushions on the floor, as the seated rows filled behind them, ready to witness Colleen Thomass Light and Desire.
The current iteration of Paul Taylor Dance Company prominently displayed the change in personnel, seen recently in the bijoux box of the Mahaiwe Theater. Flash back to the companys last big season in fall 2019 at the Koch Theater, when the wholesale company turnover was already underway in the wake of Michael Trusnovecs summer farewell during the Bach Festival at Manhattan School of Music.
In a new choreographic reconfiguring of the operatic chorus, Sun & Sea by Rugilė Barzdiukaitė, Vaiva Grainytė, and Lina Lapelytė, represents an innovative staging of our current world.