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The Choreography Festival That's Boosted the Careers of Danielle Agami, Joshua L. Peugh and Olivier Wevers

It’s not often that a promising choreographer gets to stage work in a world-class theater, on a skillfully-curated program with professional dancers, and with the possibility of winning a substantial cash prize. But at the McCallum Theatre‘s Palm Desert Choreography Festival, that’s been the status quo for over twenty years. Since Shea New, the festival’s […]

Six Reasons To Love Olivier Wevers

Olivier Wevers is a man with a mission—and a serious love of dance. Earlier this year, Dance Magazine followed the Whim W’Him director though a day of tech rehearsals at Seattle’s Cornish Playhouse for our latest episode of Behind the Curtain. While we’d long admired Wevers’ choreography, getting up close and personal gave us a […]

A colorful collage of the 2022 "25 to Watch" artists in the studio and in performance.

Introducing Our 2022 “25 to Watch”

What’s next? Our annual list of dancers, choreographers and companies on the verge of breaking through offers several answers to the question of where our field is headed. We’re betting we’ll be seeing—and hearing—more from these 25 artists not just this year, but for many more to come.

2020–21 Season Preview: The In-the-Works Shows We're Looking Forward to Most

With how rapidly the performance landscape has shifted—and continues to shift—as the world grapples with COVID-19, looking ahead can feel fraught. Many artists, organizations and presenters remain in holding patterns. Nevertheless, we wanted to celebrate the projects that have been announced that excite us, even if their details (in particular, their planned performance dates) are […]

The Dance Performances That Have Gone Online

As COVID-19 shut down schools and businesses across the world, just about every upcoming dance performance was canceled. Dancers who spent weeks (and sometimes months or years) rehearsing were suddenly unable share their work with live audiences. But our field is nothing if not creative. Many have quickly adapted and found ways to put their […]

June's Best Performance Bets, Chosen by DM Writers and Editors

This month’s picks include premieres, Little Princes and a principal dancer’s farewell that’s sure to leave you sobbing. Here are the shows our writers and editors around the country are most excited to catch. Pearls in PA STAYCEE PEARL dance project & Soy Sos Kitoko Chargois, Courtesy PearlArts Studios PITTSBURGH Choreographer Staycee Pearl is on […]

These Are the Performances Our Readers Loved the Most This Year

We asked you for nominations, compiled your suggestions and had you vote on your favorites. Here’s what you chose: Best Viral Video Winner: “Kids Meet a Ballerina,” featuring Pacific Northwest Ballet’s Elle Macy Other Nominees: • Syncopated Ladies’ “Everybody Mad” Beychella cover • Ballet Nacional de España’s performance at Oteyza fashion show • “Doomed,” featuring […]