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We Totally Nailed These Past "25 to Watch" Picks

It’s January, and that means one thing here at Dance Magazine: It’s “25 to Watch” time. Back in January 2001, we started the tradition of highlighting 25 up-and-coming dancers, choreographers, companies and trends who, in our humble opinion, were on the brink of making major waves. This was my first year being in the room […]

7 Lessons Our 2016 Cover Stars Taught Us

2017 is right around the corner! I’ve always found that this is the perfect time of year to reflect on the last 12 months—and to look to the dancers and choreographers I admire for inspiration before diving into the brand new year. Glancing back at 2016, there’s a lot to learn from our diverse array […]

Inside DM

Bare It All Molly Lieber in luciana achugar’s An Epilogue for OTRO TEATRO: True Love. Photo by Scott Shaw, Courtesy achugar. Dance is a naked career. Not just because you have to spend your days practically (and sometimes literally) nude. But it’s a dancer’s job to expose the deepest layers of yourself, sharing those experiences […]

Meet Three Freelance Stars of the Experimental Scene

On a Saturday in October, Omagbitse Omagbemi performed in Jon Kinzel’s COWHAND CON MAN, for the eighth time in two weeks, at Gibney Dance in Lower Manhattan. Three days later and a few miles uptown, she was lighting up a new role in Ralph Lemon’s Scaffold Room at The Kitchen. With cool delicacy in one […]

25 to Watch

Leriche in Kyle Abraham’s Counterpoint. Photo by Todd Rosenberg, Courtesy HSDC. Emilie Leriche Both delicate and strong, Emilie Leriche can move with the softness of a cool puff of air or strike a pose worthy of the mythic huntress Diana. She crystallizes moments in time with the magic of a born performer. And she’s whip-smart—as […]

Wendy's Best and Worst of 2014

I guess my list is pretty long. Sorry, I couldn’t help myself; there were so many performances and artists that ranked high in my personal accounting.   Best new choreography • Faye Driscoll’s Thank You For Coming at Danspace: She broke not only the fourth wall but the floor too, making the audience part of […]

Last Night at The Bessies

Last night marked the 30th anniversary of The Bessies, or the New York Dance and Performance Awards, which annually salute the most outstanding work presented in New York City over the past year. Although the ceremony moved uptown to Harlem’s iconic Apollo Theater a few years ago, and flung open its doors to dance of […]