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For dancers, feeling tight, achy, sore or tender is just part of daily life. It's not a question of whether you're in hurting, it's how much and where.
But there are certain kinds of pain you should never ignore. This week, Read More >
posted Wednesday, Dec 04
If you're like me, you've had December 5 logged in … Read More >
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When you think of choreographers revamping old, familiar ballets, Mats Ek might come to mind. His revision of Giselle is what brought the Swedish choreographer to international fame in 1982; he shocked audiences by uprooting Giselle and placing her in an insane a… Read More >
posted Wednesday, Nov 27
Are you looking forward to a holiday party with friends and family, but stumped on what to bring? Have no fear—the Dance Magazine archives have come to your rescue.
In January 1961, American Ballet Theatre ballerina Read More >
posted Tuesday, Nov 26
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There are only a handful of dance teachers who can pass on Balanchine's style as authentically as Patricia Wilde. Though she joined New York City Ballet in 1950, Wilde's association with Mr. B began years earlier, as a student at the School of American Ballet and then as a principal artist with th… Read More >
posted Thursday, Nov 21
When we first heard that STARZ was developing a new Black Swan-esque TV series, we were intrigued, but suspicious. Does the dance world really need yet another pop culture project promising to "explore the dysfunction and glamour of the ballet world"?
But now, … Read More >
posted Wednesday, Nov 20
Two weeks ago, Dance Magazine los… Read More >
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Before he was singing ballads as Jean Val Jean or strapping on his Wolverine claws, Hugh Jackman had a much more down-to-earth breakout role: cowpoke Curly in Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma!. Jackman turned heads in 1998 when he premiered in the acclaimed Susan Stroman-choreog… Read More >
posted Wednesday, Nov 13
Hot off the presses! Wendy Perron's latest book, Through the Eyes of a Dancer, is now available. A compilation of more than 70 of Perron's essays, articles, blogs and reviews, the anthology spans four decades of dance history, touching on others' works as well as her own artistic process … Read More >
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The next time you near the end of a ridiculously tough combination and your legs feel like they can't possibly jump one more time, start talking to yourself—it could help you find energy your muscles didn't know they had.
Physical fatigue is still largely a mystery to … Read More >
posted Wednesday, Nov 06
You'll meet dancers in surprising places. We're everywhere: in government offices, behind camera lenses, on movie sets, even on reality shows like "Project Runway." For instance, you have probably seen news anchor Tanya Rivero on ABC's "Good Morning America." But did you know she's a former co… Read More >
posted Tuesday, Nov 05
Watch out, New York: London's making a play to become the new capital of the dance world. Sadler's Wells, the home of top dance artists like Akram Khan and Hofesh Shechter, just announced that it will develop a new 500-seat venue for mid-scale contemporary work—and invest £Read More >