Dracula: Pages from a Virgin’s Diary– a ballet rendition of Bram Stoker’s gothic novel Dracula performed by the Royal Winnipeg Ballet. The work was filmed in a style reminiscent of the silent expressionistic cinema of the early 20th century. Continue reading
Kenyan Dance Legend Fernando Anuang’a showcasing the best of African contemporary dance. Continue reading
Sierra Leone-born choreographer Asadata Dafora blended his vision of a traditional African dance with Western staging in this groundbreaking 1932 solo set to Carl Riley’s score of African drumming and flute and performed Ailey dancer by Antonio Douthit-Boyd. Continue reading
Dancer, choreographer, educator and author Donald McKayle passed on April 7, 2018 at age 87. In honor of this dance icon O&A NYC posts his 1959 masterwork, Rainbow Round My Shoulder. Continue reading
By Adewale Adekanbi Jr.
NYC based DJ Boston Cherry drops a fresh Afro-Cuban vibe to remix Cardi B’s Bodak Yellow for the Manifesto NYC festival High Power. Chery mixes things up using the sinister instrumental, she adds a creative flare of afrobeat conga drums and salsa giving Cardi B more fire to her lyrics. Continue reading
Bolshoi ballet principal dancer Anna Nikulina performs the Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy. Continue reading