Tag: beyoncé

3 Tips for Fighting Performance Anxiety

Whenever I’m cast in a solo role, I’m consumed with thoughts of everything that could go wrong. Please help. —Isabella, Philadelphia, PA Raising the stakes with “what ifs” only heightens your anxiety. Your insecurity may stem from a lack of stage experience or low self-confidence. The first can be overcome by putting in extra rehearsal […]

This Beyoncé Choreographer Has the Most Relatable Cross-Training Routine

Even if you haven’t heard her name, you’ve almost certainly seen the work of commercial choreographer James Alsop. Though she’s made award-winning dances for Beyoncé (“Run the World,” anyone?) and worked with stars like Lady GaGa and Janelle Monae, Alsop’s most recent project may be her most powerful: A moving music video for Everytown for […]

Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui Doesn't Need a Vacation

Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui is a busy man. These days, when he’s not directing Royal Ballet of Flanders or his contemporary company Eastman, he’s working on a new duet with Irish dancer Colin Dunne, creating a premiere for the Göteborg Opera, or choreographing on Beyoncé like it’s NBD. Next week, he’s also taking a trip to […]

Lady Gaga's Lead Choreographer Looks Back on 7 Iconic Videos

If you’ve gone gaga for Lady Gaga’s elaborate and out-there music videos, you’ve probably admired Richy Jackson’s work. Jackson has been by Lady Gaga’s side for almost a decade, and since late 2011, he’s been the superstar’s lead choreographer and visual director. (Jackson has also worked with other artists like Katy Perry, Nicki Minaj and […]

Everything You Need to Know About #Beychella

Beyoncé became the first black woman to headline at Coachella this weekend, and people are (justifiably) freaking out over her performance. ICYMI, you can catch the entire performance here. But be warned, you’ll never be the same. 👑🐝 Here’s our list of highlights. 1. The dancing was insane. Not only was Beyoncé on point for […]

This Choreographer Gets Beyoncé in Formation

They say your life can change in a moment. For JaQuel Knight, it took precisely three minutes and 18 seconds. That’s how long three leotard-and-high-heel-clad women spent on-screen, strutting in perfect unison and becoming an instant video sensation, one that would go on to garner more than 600 million views on YouTube. The women, of […]