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Vital Signs

Down by the Bay STEPOLOGY’s mission of promoting tap hits the mainstage this month with their annual Bay Area Tap Festival, Aug. 16–23. With workshops, panel discussions, tap jams and performances by Ted L. Levy, Channing Cook-Holmes, STEPOLOGY director John Kloss, Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards, Sam Weber, and San Francisco’s own Barbary Coast Cloggers, the festival also […]

25 To Watch

Ballet Nouveau Colorado  The new leadership team at Ballet Nouveau Colorado is taking the suburban Denver company’s name seriously, bringing new, often technologically savvy approaches to everything from programming to marketing. Exhibit A is its innovative 21st Century Choreography Competition, in which entries are posted on YouTube and voted on by the public. Operating in […]

Here’s Who We Think NYCB’s Next Director Could Be

For the past few months, the dance world has been holding its collective breath, waiting for New York City Ballet to announce who will take over the helm as artistic director. Though former ballet master in chief Peter Martins retired over a year ago after accusations of sexual harassment and abuse (an internal investigation did […]

NYCB Dancers Speak Out Against Harassment at the Fall Gala

Would New York City Ballet address the elephant in the room? At the company’s annual fall gala last night, where the focus is ostensibly on newly-commissioned ballets and high-profile fashion collaborations, it was impossible not to wonder whether there would be any direct acknowledgement of the turmoil broiling behind the scenes: namely, an explosive lawsuit […]

Ailey and An American in Paris Are Coming to Your TV

Alvin Ailey’s Revelations is the most widely-seen piece of modern dance ever. And it’s about to reach even more people. As much as we love seeing live performance, the recent trend of showing dance on TV (and at the movies and through livestreams!) is widening accessibility in a big way. Just in the next few […]