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December 2013

December 2013

Curtain Up
The new Ailey repertoire...
Wendy Perron
Vital Signs
Jenny Dalzell, Wendy Perron, Kina Poon
Dance Matters: Dialing Down a Classic
PBT Presents a Nutcracker geared to children with autism disorders.
Karen Dacko
Dance Matters: Swing Into the Season
Ellington's Nut at the Apollo
Jenny Dalzell
Quick Q&A: Tere O'Connor
For his BAM debut, the choreographer taps recent work as starting points.
Cynthia Hedstrom
Your Body: Surviving Nutcracker Season
Plus diet soda truths and the benefits of olive oil and vitamin B7
Nancy Wozny
Advice for Dancers: When Your Talent Disappears
Plus, dealing with a serious fracture and removing old tattoos
Linda Hamilton
The New Ailey
From McGregor to Barton, Robert Battle is pushing the company into fresh territory.
Kina Poon
The 2013 Dance Magazine Awards
Yuan Yuan Tan, Martha Clarke, Mats Ek, Patricia Wilde and Philip Glass
Allan Ulrich, Janet Mansfield Soares, Maggie Foyer, Joel Lobenthal, Joseph Carman
Transatlantic Flight
5 dancers on making the move to Europe
Siobhan Burke
The Philadelphia Story
The city's ever-expanding dance scene has made it an increasing appealing—and affordable—option for dancers.
Megan Bridge and Kristin Schwab
The Storyteller
Houston Ballet's Melody Mennite finds the meaning in the movement.
Nancy Wozny
Ginger-ly
A salute to Polichinelles, hoop skirts and headlong falls
Andrew Mark Wentink
Burning Question: Is Nutcracker Racist?
Many productions feature the traditional Act II dances that have been challenged as negative stereotypes. We asked three directors their opinions.
Dance Magazine
DM Style: Warm Fuzzies
Cozy layers for all genres
Andrea Marks
DM Style: Dancer's Choice
Bryn Gilbert is Ballet Memphis' wild card
Jenny Dalzell
Learning Curves: Dancing with Purpose
Anti-bullying programs that aim to start a conversation and stop the violence
Mary Ellen Hunt
Learning Curves: At a Crossroads
How Kayla Kalbfleisch chose college over a career
Jenny Dalzell
Take 5 for Your Career: Sign on the Dotted Line?
Five concerns to keep in mind when evaluating a contract
Jen Jones Donatelli
Technique My Way: Tara Dunleavy
Staying strong amid a Spectacular schedule
Jenny Dalzell
On the Rise: Emilie Gerrity
The NYCB Dancer moves with joy and energy.
Harris Green
On Broadway: Making Beautiful Moves
Josh Prince looks back to the '60s for inspiration.
Sylviane Gold
DM Recommends
Behind the Scenes with The Royal Ballet, plus, Wendy Perron's book, Ballet Initiative Podcast and more
Dance Magazine
Rant & Rave: When Reviving Becomes Revising
Classics like The Green Table can be diminished in generations of restaging.
Christian Holder
Transitions
Houston Ballet's Mireille Hassenboehler retires
Nancy Wozny
From the Vault
20 Years Ago This Month: The filming of NYCB's The Nutcracker
They taught me to...
Top dancers on how their favorite teachers shaped their dancing.
Emily Macel Theys
Aszure Barton
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