In a free-ranging retrospective interview, the Tony-winning choreographer of ‘The Wiz’ talks about his influences, his work with pop stars, his time with Alvin Ailey, and the love of his life.
His new dance-theatre piece with Alan Cumming, ‘Burn,’ is another showcase of the approach to movement language that has made all Hoggett’s choreography so distinctive.
Reading is no substitute for dancing, but 2 new books—one about Tommy Tune, the other about canonical Broadway dances—have plenty to offer.
From the ‘West Side Story’ tour to television to work with George C. Wolfe, this performer/choreographer has followed each next step where it led.
Though she seemed more than mere mortal, her life was defined by human connection.
In ‘Paradise Square,’ the choreographer of ‘Fela!’ imagines the promise of New York’s first slum and the violence of the Draft Riots of 1863.