Tag: camille a. brown

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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 […]

Meet the 2020 Dance Magazine Award Honorees

Carlos Acosta In addition to dancing with some of the world’s most prestigious companies, including The Royal Ballet, American Ballet Theatre and Houston Ballet, Carlos Acosta has choreographed productions of Don Quixote and Carmen, plus Guys and Dolls for the West End. Acosta established his own dance company, Acosta Danza, in 2016 in his native […]

Press Release: 2020 Dance Magazine Award Recipients Announced

“In this challenging environment nothing is more important than recognizing the extraordinary careers of our awardees,” states Frederic M. Seegal, CEO/Chairman of Dance Media. The esteemed event will take place virtually on December 7, 2020, at 6 pm Eastern, produced by Nel Shelby Productions. Tickets are now on sale at dancemediafoundation.org, starting at $50 for […]

Dance Magazine Award Honoree: Camille A. Brown

For many, awareness of Brown’s brilliance goes back as far as her early days with Evidence, the renowned company of Ronald K. Brown. (The two artists share a surname but are not related.) In a troupe full of luminaries—each dancer steeped in Ron’s musical sensitivity and spiritual passion—this dazzler caught every eye. Then, as now, […]

6 Free Shows to Keep Your Theater-Streaming Habit Going

Despite Broadway’s current closure, the July drop of Hamilton on Disney+ proved that Americans still have a hungry appetite for theater, even if it is via streaming at home. In fact, Filmed on Stage—a website that aggregates which Broadway and West End productions are available online and where—doubled its traffic leading up to Hamilfilm’s July […]

These Downtown Choreographers Are Reshaping Dance on Broadway

Hadestown is Afra Hines’ eighth Broadway musical, so she thought she knew what to expect—until she had a private rehearsal with the choreographer, David Neumann. Preparing her to be Amber Gray’s understudy, he said, “You don’t have to do exactly what Amber’s doing—I want it to feel comfortable on your body.” That was new. “A […]

Catch 42nd Street, Kinky Boots and 3 Other Shows on PBS This Month

PBS’ third annual “Broadway’s Best” series starts tonight, and this year’s edition is a treat for dance lovers. The 2019 lineup features five shows: three are Broadway musicals, one’s a West End play and the fifth is a taping from The Public Theater’s Free Shakespeare in the Park, with movement by a big-name choreographer. Each […]

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

Here are the latest promotions, appointments and transfers, plus notable awards and accomplishments from the last month. Comings & Goings At The Royal Ballet, Anna Rose O’Sullivan and Luca Acri have been promoted to first soloist, Romany Pajdak, Isabella Gasparini, Tomas Mock and David Yudes to soloist. Gary Avis and Samantha Raine have been appointed […]