8 Dance-Centric Juneteenth Celebrations to Check Out This Weekend

Dance organizations across the country have been planning ways to celebrate Juneteenth since well before it was declared a federal holiday by Congress this week. June 19 marks the date on which news of the Emancipation Proclamation reached Galveston, TX, more than two years after the Civil War was declared over and enslaved people in […]

News of Note: What You Might Have Missed in January 2021

Here are the latest promotions, appointments and departures, as well as notable awards and accomplishments, from the last month. Comings & Goings Australian Dance Theatre artistic director Garry Stewart will step down at the end of 2021. Christine Windsor has retired from Sarasota Ballet after 14 seasons. Bashaun Williams will leave Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company at […]

Celebrate National Tap Dance Day with American Tap

Thirty years ago, U.S. Joint Resolution 131, introduced by congressman John Conyers (D-MI) and Senator Alphonse D’Amato (R-NY), and signed into law by President G. W. Bush declared: “Whereas the multifaceted art form of tap dancing is a manifestation of the cultural heritage of our Nation… Whereas tap dancing is a joyful and powerful aesthetic […]

"In Tap Dancing, I Found Another Language"

The ability to communicate clearly is something I’ve been consumed with for as long as I can remember. I was born in the Bronx and always loved city living. But when I was 9, a family crisis forced my mom to send me to Puerto Rico to live with my grandparents. I only knew one […]

News of Note: What You May Have Missed in July 2019

Here are the latest promotions, appointments and transfers, plus notable awards and accomplishments from the last month. Comings & Goings Tigran Mkrtchyan has joined Boston Ballet as a soloist, Chisako Oga as a second soloist. At English National Ballet, Aitor Arrieta, Katja Khaniukova and Ken Saruhashi have been promoted to first soloist, Julia Conway, Daniel […]

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