Mikhail Baryshnikov


A Pair of Clowns in a Senseless World

Saturday, June 28, 2014

The Old Woman, directed by the experimental theater artist Robert Wilson at Brooklyn Academy of Music, is an absurdist comedy based on an avant-garde Russian short story. There is no plot, and yet there is an emotional narrative, as two vaudeville-like characters in kabuki white-face and black suits struggle to ...



Mikhail Baryshnikov Donates Archive to New York Public Library

Friday, October 07, 2011


Like most New Yorkers, Mikhail Baryshnikov had a bit of a storage problem. So when the dancer and his wife were getting ready to move, Baryshnikov donated 35 boxes filled with videos, photos, letters and documents -- his archive -- to the New York Public Library.

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Baryshnikov Arts Center Seeks New Leader

Friday, January 21, 2011

The center has announced that Stanford Makishi will leave his post as executive director at the end of February. Makishi says he's leaving to consider his next steps in the field of dance.