Tag: 25 to watch

Ogemdi Ude, seen from the hips up in a pink sweater, leans to the side, one arm bent, looking resolutely into the camera

Take a Virtual Master Class With Our “25 to Watch” Cover Star Ogemdi Ude

Looking to start off your new year with fresh inspiration? Join Dance Magazine for an online master class with our “25 to Watch” cover star Ogemdi Ude on January 19. In this hourlong session, Ude will teach segments of choreography and improvisation techniques from her upcoming work I know exactly what you mean, set to premiere at Danspace […]

Meet Our 2021 "25 to Watch"

At a moment when our field feels ripe for reinvention, the artists on our annual list of dancers, choreographers and companies poised for a breakout year are brimming with possibilities. Here they are: the 25 movers, makers and multi-hyphenates we believe are shaping the dance world of tomorrow. Keerati Jinakunwiphat Jayme Thornton For Keerati Jinakunwiphat, […]

Get New Year’s Resolution Inspo From Our 25 to Watch

We’re predicting big things in 2020 for the dance artists on our “25 to Watch” list—but what are they hoping for themselves? Eight of our picks shared their resolutions for the year to come. Mira Nadon Nadon in Peter Martins’ The Sleeping Beauty Erin Baiano, Courtesy NYCB “I am not always one to make a […]

New Year's Resolutions From Our 2019 "25 to Watch"

By now, you’ve probably gotten to know our latest “25 to Watch” picks. We’re expecting great things from them in the year to come, but what do they have in mind for 2019? For a little New Year’s inspiration, we asked a few of them to share the resolutions they’ll be carrying into next year. […]

The Inside Scoop on How We Pick Our "25 to Watch"

By now, you’re probably as obsessed with the artists on our 2018 “25 to Watch” list as we are. But how do we decide who makes it? One answer is: carefully. Another: It’s a long, long process. It all starts (officially) with an email. Over the summer, we ask Dance Magazine contributors and editors which […]

Major Turnover at Atlanta Ballet

At the start of the 2017–18 season, Atlanta Ballet will have a new look. According to an article on ArtsATL, many of the company’s well-known faces won’t be returning. Some departures can be attributed to the regular turnover all ballet companies experience at season’s end: Dancers simply retire or sign a contract elsewhere. Still, there’s […]

How We Choose Our "25 to Watch"

When I tell people that I’m an editor at Dance Magazine, one of the first questions I am asked is usually something along the lines of, “So, how does ’25 to Watch’ work?” ABT’s Sterling Baca and Dance Theatre of Harlem’s Nayara Lopes on the January 2016 cover. Photo by Nathan Sayers. It starts with […]

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 […]