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posted Wednesday, Aug 20
Head's up, bunheads: You might not be very productive tomorrow if you're spending the afternoon anywhere near a computer. The Joffrey Ballet is inviting the world to watch its Swan Lake rehearsals with Christopher Wheeldon though a live stream on its Read More >
posted Tuesday, Aug 19
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posted Thursday, Aug 14
Some of the most coveted dance jobs these days ask for a lot more than dancing. Take a show like Fuerza Bruta, which recently relaunched a new edition subtitled WAYRA this summer. The dancers are asked to run up walls, fly over the audience on a harness, swim in a see-through po… Read More >
posted Wednesday, Aug 13
Kyle Abraham's creative touch strikes again. This time, he's entered the world of fashion, choreographing and dancing in a short film highlighting Rag & Bone's fall/winter 2014 collection. Take a look at the video below, which was debuted online by Read More >
posted Tuesday, Aug 12
Seeing my favorite dancers in performance is always a treat. But there's something so compelling about watching them take class. What is their unadorned technique like? What kind of demeanor do they approach daily class with? What do they wear?
The Mariinsky Ballet has given Read More >
posted Friday, Aug 08
Ever wonder what type of products a Rockette uses to paint her nails or do her hair? Fancy, an online source for curated product collections, shows you exactly which products the dancers recommend in their new Read More >
posted Thursday, Aug 07
Washington DC is more than our nation's political capital—it's basically our nation's museum capital, too. And it's about to acquire a whole bunch of ballet treasures.
American Ballet Theatre announced today that it has donated more than 50,000 items from its archives to th… Read More >
posted Wednesday, Aug 06
posted Monday, Aug 04
What do judges look for at a choreography competition? Obviously, it depends on the competition. But there are a few components that typically stand out no matter the context.
On Saturday night, I had the opportunity to sit on the judging panel for Capezio's A.C.E Awards&mda… Read More >
posted Friday, Aug 01
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posted Thursday, Jul 31
It's getting harder and harder these days to turn on the tv, flip open a magazine or even browse the internet without bumping into Misty Copeland. And I love it. The American Ballet Theatre soloist has become ballet's unofficial ambassador everywhere from "So You Think You Can Dance" to Dr. Pepper… Read More >
posted Wednesday, Jul 30
Having trouble nailing petit allégro during morning company class? Try sleeping with your blinds open.
Why? A recent study from University College London found that participants were more alert after they were exposed to light during the last 30 minutes of a sleep cycle. On… Read More >
posted Tuesday, Jul 29
The Vail International Dance Festival began its 25th year this weekend, running through August 9. Each year, director Damian Woetzel curates programs that, for lack of a better description, bring the coolest stars of dance together. Read More >
posted Friday, Jul 25
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Bill T. Jones has a new honor to add to his collection: A 2013 National Medal of Arts. President Barack Obama will present the award to Jones and this year’s 11 other recipients in a ceremony at the White… Read More >
posted Wednesday, Jul 23
Last night, Pennsylvania Ballet revealed its search for a new artistic director was over. Starting in September, Angel Corella, will fill the slot. He'll replace longtime artistic director, Roy Kaiser, who announced his plans to step down back in April.
When it comes to name… Read More >
posted Tuesday, Jul 22
Clear your Saturday if you haven't already. National Dance Day, founded by Nigel Lythgoe and the Dizzy Feet Foundation in 2010, is being celebrated on July 26. The main events are in New York, L.A. and Washington DC with tons of offerings, from classes to performances, that really show off dan… Read More >
posted Friday, Jul 18
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Pilobolus sometimes gets a bad rap in the modern dance world. People like to complain that “they’ve sold out,” or “they’re just a bunch of tricks.”
But watching the company’s opening night at The Joyce Theater this week, I couldn't h… Read More >