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30 Over 30: Dance Pros Who Prove Success Can Happen at Any Age

Maybe even more than most industries, the dance field is obsessed with youth. We fawn over prodigies, we love to predict the next big thing. Yes, Dance Magazine itself is 100 percent guilty of this, with features like “25 to Watch” and On the Rise. But just because a performing career can be short doesn’t […]

6 Fresh Festivals and Premieres We've Got Our Eyes On This Month

This month, festivals are unfolding in the Bay Area and thought-provoking premieres are making their debuts in New York City—and it’s all available to watch online. Meanwhile, across the pond, a show that got its start as a livestreamed event is being adapted for live, in-person audiences. Here’s what we have our eye on. Drawing […]

Kick Off the New Decade With These Editor-Approved Performance Picks

The ’20s might just be beginning, but the dance world hasn’t lost any momentum. Here are five performances for a roaring start to the decade. The Air We Breathe Mariana Valencia in her Yugoslavia Ian Douglas, Courtesy Blake Zidell & Associates NEW YORK CITY In her new evening-length, Mariana Valencia pays homage to the Mexican […]

Dancing While Deaf: What It's Like to Move to Music You Can't Hear

Paul Taylor rather famously never allowed mirrors in his studio, believing they fostered bad habits. But spend a few hours in the studio with Deaf and hard of hearing dancers, and you’ll never look at your reflection in the same way again. “Some dancers use mirrors just for vanity,” says Lexine Brooks, a Deaf dancer […]

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 […]