Growing up in Salvador, Brazil, Luisa Cardoso ate rice and beans every day. When she moved to the U.S. in 2014—first to Miami, to attend Miami City Ballet School’s pre-professional program, and then to Memphis to join Collage Dance Collective, where she’s now in her seventh season—Cardoso found the availability of prepared food very tempting.
Here are the latest promotions, appointments and departures, as well as notable awards and accomplishments, from July 2022.
Summer is heating up, with major premieres, triumphant returns and exciting mixed-company lineups happening from coast-to-coast and across the pond. Here’s what caught our eye.
Stepping into Collage Dance Collective’s new Andrea Louise Jenkins Center for Dance, you immediately sense that you’ve entered a special space. With sunlight streaming through floor-to-ceiling windows, rafters painted in calm shades of blue and stunning brown-toned Harlequin dance floors, Collage’s studios instantly invite creativity and purpose, just like the company itself. Founded in 2006 […]
While “subject to change” is a given these days, here’s what we’re most excited to catch if all goes as planned during the 2021–22 season. Who Was It For? Clarissa Dyas RJ Muna, Courtesy Joe Goode Performance Group Are you ready to revisit the Summer of Love? With Time of Change, the Joe Goode Performance […]
Collage Dance Collective’s $11 million capital campaign was already underway when COVID-19 started peaking in the U.S. The Memphis-based dance conservatory and company—the largest Black-owned ballet company in the South—opted to stay the course and continue building a brand-new dance center, which opened for limited in-person classes last October. Collage is not alone in forging […]
The editors of Dance Magazine are, admittedly a bunch of big dance geeks. Here are a few of the things we spent this month obsessing over: Center Stage is back on Netflix! media.giphy.com “I’m not ashamed to admit that I had a slumber party last weekend with a close dancer friend specifically to do a […]
You nominated the best performances you’ve seen so far in 2018, and we narrowed them down to our favorites. Now it’s time to cast your vote to decide who will be featured in our December issue! Voting is open until September 17. Only one submission per person will be counted. Loading…