Dance

  • Mozart Moves

    ''I love choreography,'' says The Washington Ballet's Jared Nelson, adding with a laugh, ''When I can't kick my legs up anymore, I hope to do...

  • Puppet Master

    Until just a few years ago, Joe Goode considered himself a ''puppetphobe.'' ''Puppets seemed like children's theater,'' says the innovative choreographer. ''The cuteness factor was...

  • Shape Shifters

    Defying stereotype and tradition, Brian Simerson of MOMIX thinks dance is becoming less gay. ''There do seem to be fewer gay men and lesbians in...

  • Flamenco Power

    Miguel Marin helped start the Flamenco Festival in 2000. ''The idea from the beginning was to have a date with Spain,'' the festival's director says...

  • Music Man

    Mark Morris Dance (Photo by Gene Schiavone) As Gene Kelly belts out in Singin' in the Rain, ''Gotta dance!'' Mark Morris does too, but his...

  • Passage to India

    Aniruddhan Vasudevan started dancing when he was 6 years old. Twenty years later, it's become a vocation. ''My family is very interested in the arts,...

  • Dancing Duality

    Economic turmoil. War. Chaos and totalitarianism. You think things are bad now? Let the In Series and the Washington Ballet transport you back to a...

  • Dancing on the Fringe

    Choreographer Daniel Phoenix Singh wanted to pay respect to what he's seen at Chaos, Zanzibar and Town. ''Just take some ideas you see in a...

  • Hi Tech

    Should you attend any of this weekend's performances by the Merce Cunningham Dance Company, you will upon entry be handed an iPod Shuffle. You don't...

  • Reynolds Rap

    ''There is no more Hollywood,'' bemoans screen legend Debbie Reynolds. ''It's a sign on a hill but there are no more studios, no more heads...