Tag: cover story

Nikisha Fogo Is The New Frontier

Her Insta posts are reposted and slid into DMs like old-school mixtapes. Ballet celebs and novices alike are enamored with her technique and versatility, her infectious charm and humility.

Rena Butler in a red dress is seen from the hips up, leaning to the side, hands framing her face loosely. She looks at the camera with an open expression

Rena Butler: The Epitome of Contemporary Cool

As a rising senior at the Conservatory of Dance at Purchase College, Rena Butler asked Amber Lee Parker to create her graduation solo. Parker, a Purchase alumna, was then dancing with choreographer Kyle Abraham’s company. To suss out Butler’s ways of working, Parker invited the 21-year-old to a rehearsal on a hot summer day in […]

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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 […]

Learn a Piece of Choreography from Cover Star Rauf "RubberLegz" Yasit

Join Dance Magazine for a free master class with cover star Rauf “RubberLegz” Yasit. The b-boy and sought-after contemporary dance collaborator will be teaching a short section from one of his latest works, SYNC, breaking down the piece’s ideas and concepts. Although he will have a dance partner with him to demonstrate certain moments, he […]