Juan Michael Porter II
Juan Michael Porter II is a dance and theatre writer based in New York City. He has contributed dance and theatre criticism to ColorLines, Dance Enthusiast, Time Out NY, Ballet Review, TDF Stages, HuffPost, Movement Research, and BroadwayWorld, where he is also the Managing Editor and Critic-in-Residence for Dance.
Latest by Juan Michael Porter II
Late Broadway Composer Is Remembered for Smash Successes, but We Shouldn’t Forget Outing His HIV Status May Have Killed His Career
The late Jerry Herman, who wrote now-legendary shows like ‘Hello Dolly!,’ ‘Mame,’ and ‘La Cage Aux Folles,’ was nearly ruined by his outing by a gossip columnist.
After making a splash with 'how to survive a plague,' Orlando Zane Hunter Jr. and Ricarrdo Valentine create dance about the African diaspora with Brother(hood) Dance!
HIV-positive black queer playwright Donja R. Love's new play, 'one in two,' brings the lives of HIV-positive men out of public health and onto the stage.