Another Reason We Love Jacob's Pillow

posted Friday, May 22

First, three sailors from New York City Ballet bounce through Jerome Robbins' exuberant choreography. Then Carmen de Lavallade commands the stage against a windy backdrop of trees. Next comes Savion Glover hoofing it, and before you know it you're back in 1937 with Ted Shaw… Read More >
 

Laid-Off Dancers Go DIY

posted Thursday, May 21

What do you do when your company cancels the rest of its season? Put on your own show, of course! 

 

At least that's what a group of Sacramento Ballet dancers are planning. Last week, the company laid off all of… Read More >

 

Dance for Twyla—No Experience Necessary

posted Wednesday, May 20

Students at a 2014 Twyla Tharp summer workshop where rep included The One Hundreds. Photo by Kyle Froman.

 

If you've ever wanted to try your hand—and feet, legs, arms and most importantly brain—at Twyla Tharp's mind-boggling ch… Read More >
 

Fast Food = Real Food? We're Getting There.

posted Monday, May 18

When you're a dancer, running from school to class to rehearsal to performance means you might very well be eating three meals away from home. And it takes a lot of time—and a lot of Tupperware—to constantly eat home-cooked meals on the go.

It's … Read More >
 

Best of Both Worlds: The Coffee Nap

posted Friday, May 15

Coffee, or a nap? Now, you don't have to choose!
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Gillian Murphy: "An ABT Ballerina Needs Chutzpah"

posted Thursday, May 14

What makes American Ballet Theatre quintessentially American? A new Ric Burns documentary American Ballet Theatre: A History tries to find an answer. The film airs tomorrow night on PBS’s American Masters series just as the company kicks off its 75th anniversary seaso… Read More >

 

Watch Dance Magazine's New Web Series

posted Wednesday, May 13

Toogood

Melissa Toogood during a rehearsal with Pam Tanowitz's dancers. Photo by Jim Lafferty.

 

Having a dance career means devoting countless h… Read More >
 

Misty Copeland Shows Another Side of Herself on "60 Minutes"

posted Monday, May 11

Misty Copeland is the perfect example of what a leading dancer should be offstage—poised, warm and articulate. And that's what we've seen from her time and time again as people beyond the dance world have continued to show their support in her rise to the top of American ballet.
… Read More >
 

6 Lessons I Learned in My First Year of College

posted Friday, May 08

As summer draws near and the school year comes to a close, I got to catch up with the New York City Dance Alliance Foundation 2014 Dance Magazine College Scholarship Winner Paul Morland. He’s finishing up his first year at New York University. Between classes, finals, rehearsals and a studen… Read More >

 

6 Secrets of Mats Ek's Success

posted Thursday, May 07

Both thrilling and unsettling, Mats Ek’s provocative dance-theater pieces can haunt you for days. What does it take to make that kind of work that audiences don't forget? A new one-hour documentary, The Choreog… Read More >

 

11 of Our Favorite Dance Videos on YouTube

posted Wednesday, May 06

If you're reading this, just accept the fact that for the next 30 minutes, you're not going to productive. Instead, you're going to take a nice trip down memory lane, courtesy of the Dance Magazine staff. Why? YouTube is celebrating double digits this year. And&nb… Read More >
 

How Big of a Ballet Nerd Are You?

posted Monday, May 04

"Jeopardy!" might not exactly be a show that's on your DVR queue. But you'll certainly want to tune in tomorrowRead More >

 

Dancing Through Trauma

posted Friday, May 01

In the midst of heartbreak, injustice and violence, Baltimore protesters are finding peace and positivity through dance.


The events of the past week surrounding Freddie Gray&rsqu… Read More >

 

How to Win an A.C.E. Award

posted Thursday, Apr 30

The Capezio A.C.E. Awards are back! Choreographers, this is your chance to win up to $15,000 towards a evening-length show of your work. The first step: uploading a video clip to danceme… Read More >

 

New NYU Fellowship Focuses on Women Choreographers

posted Wednesday, Apr 29

In a dance world where the words "female choreographers" and "lack of" are paired together more often than not (especially in the ballet realm), we can't help but get excited when a promising opportunity comes along. This week, New York University's fledgling Read More >
 

This Just In: Tony Awards Announces 2015 Nominees

posted Tuesday, Apr 28

At Dance Magazine, we've been thrilled that this year has been one of the biggest for dance on Broadway in a long time. And in our opinion, the danciest productions of the season were the ones that truly stood out. But of course, we figured some of our natural bias might lean us that … Read More >

 

Apply Now for YoungArts Awards

posted Monday, Apr 27

Calling all high school dancers! Applications for the National YoungArts Foundation's annual awards are online. Dancers and choreographers of any style can apply through a video audition … Read More >
 
 

One More Reason to Put Down That Soda

posted Thursday, Apr 23

Whether you call it Coke, Pepsi, soda, a soft drink or pop, it all means the same thing: a fizzy drink with high-fructose corn syrup. And while we all know that guzzling Mountain Dew is not the healthiest way to make it through a long day in the theater, what about having the occasional sof… Read More >
 

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Raises Over $4 Million

posted Wednesday, Apr 22

In the Broadway community, spring is signaled by one event: the annual Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Easter B… Read More >