New York Times names dance critic

New York Times names dance critic


norman lebrecht

August 01, 2019

The successor to the excellent Alistair Macaulay will be former freelance Gia Kourlas.



  • DYB says:

    I’m not a dance aficionado myself, but I know intimately a few people who are and Alistair Macaulay’s reputation among professional dancers is not one of respect. I don’t imagine a single person will be sorry to see him gone.

  • Kolb Slaw says:

    I’m not impressed by her taste or knowledge, but she can write well, and at least now she has a secure job; at least she is (presumably) an American, and presumably, she will now educate herself on everything she should know about dance in the past as well as the present.