Sarah Kaufman

Dance criticWashington, D.C.


The program of bharatanatyam thoroughly enveloped and pleased the senses with its many fine details.

  • Sep 21, 2014

Co-directors Carla Perlo and Deborah Riley are ready to open the refurbished Dance Place.

throw open the doors.

  • Sep 13, 2014

Forget the midterm elections. Let the wit and wackiness of Jerome Robbins’s comic ballet warm up fall.

  • Sep 6, 2014

Dance was the best part of a salute to national parks that awkwardly mixed in nature films and indie rock.

  • Aug 28, 2014

In Library of Congress exhibit, a look at the creative spirits behind a new art form, honed from flesh and blood.

  • Aug 15, 2014

Preparing for her new role, Tiler Peck zeroes in on the fighting spirit in Degas’s famous sculpture.

  • Aug 8, 2014

Lizzie Bordon took an ax . . . and other tales of summer madness that have fueled thrilling works of art.

  • Aug 1, 2014

Peyton Manning and fellow Broncos show off their dance moves to his alma mater’s unofficial fight song.

  • Jul 30, 2014

Silver Line ad features dancing on the Metro.

  • Jul 25, 2014

For a midsummer bash to mark the Bard’s 450th, check out these top dances on DVD inspired by his plays.

  • Jul 19, 2014
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Sarah Kaufman received the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Criticism and has been The Washington Post's dance critic since 1996. But after logging serious sit-time in opera houses, church basements, fairground tents and lawn chairs, what moves her most is seeing grace happen where she least expects it.
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