Free shows in NYC this week include: August 1 Head to Brooklyn to see the explosive ensemble of Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal as they perform three works: Benjamin Millepied’s Closer, Wen Wei Wang’s Night Box, and Barak Marshall’s Harry. Prospect Park Bandshell, 8PM, Celebrate Brooklyn! Les Ballets Jazz in Barak Marshall’s Harry. Photo […]
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The honorees for the 65th annual Dance Magazine Awards are Kyle Abraham, Lucinda Childs, Herman Cornejo, Brenda Dixon Gottschild, Phd, and Dianne McIntyre.
No matter how rigorous a curriculum, it’s difficult to create college experiences that truly simulate the day-to-day life of professional dancers. The School of Dance at Mason (George Mason University) in Fairfax, Virginia, however, is proving it’s possible. By the time dancers graduate from Mason’s BFA program, they will have participated in at least one […]
Choreographer Andrea Miller is known for works that stretch the body to extremes and portray a community on the edge.
Keerati Jinakunwiphat balanced dance training with figure skating and gymnastics during her childhood in Chicago. As a BFA student at SUNY Purchase, she met two influential mentors.
A new generation of competition-kids-turned-ballet-dancers is making its mark. Madison Brown and Brady Farrar, both dancers with American Ballet Theatre Studio Company, have roots in not only dance competitions but competitive TV shows:
Summer festival season is underway, boasting a staggering number of must-see performances. Here are a handful of highlights, along with a pair of July premieres happening outside any festival umbrella. American Dance Festival DURHAM, NC The modern dance festival’s 90th-anniversary season blazes on through July 22, with 32 performances featuring 13 festival commissions, 9 premieres, […]
I’m currently in the Broadway cast of Bob Fosse’s DANCIN’, and getting to experience the role of The Poet/Spirit in “Mr. Bojangles” has been such a blessing for me. It’s a moment where I get to hold space and acknowledge the legacy of Black dancers that paved the way for my peers and me.