Trajal Harrell

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Trajal Harrell's postmodern harlem drag

A half-naked dancer gallops wildly around the stage, squealing and grimacing while another dressed in drag suggests to audience members that they have sex with "the uglies."

By VALERIE GLADSTONE  |  January 11, 2013

Boston’s winter dance scene: Tapping and walking, stomping and flying

Boston's winter dance scene dips into the past, climbs onto the cutting-edge, and hosts guests from Spain, Brazil, Montreal and Copenhagen.

By DEBRA CASH  |  December 28, 2012

Review: Trajal Harrell's vogue and anti-vogue

Trajal Harrell's 20 Looks or Paris Is Burning at Judson Church (S) is as obscure as its title.
Plus Boston Ballet's La Bayadère
By MARCIA B. SIEGEL  |  November 12, 2010
November 5-6 | Trajal Harrell at the ICA

November 5-6 | Trajal Harrell at the ICA

You can often expect myriad costume changes in a dance performance. But with his one-man vogue show Twenty Looks or Paris is Burning at the...
By Scott Kearnan  |  November 01, 2010

Fall Dance Preview: Kick up your heels!

Fall dance starts at the very beginning, which is a very good place to start, with Doug Elkins and Friends’ hilarious send-up of The Sound of Music , and continues straight through to the brink of the holiday season with an authentic Gypsy “Ole!” from a
Dance around town
By DEBRA CASH  |  September 17, 2010