The American Ballet Theatre principal is pushing herself—and ballet—to be better.
As a dancer, I have always understood how much I depend on my body. But I hadn’t ever thought about how much my world would change if it functioned differently. I thought I was rather invincible, with my young age, agility and health. Then, one day, I couldn’t breathe. Not easily, at least. I became […]
My relationship with dance has taught me more about life and being present than I ever imagined it would. And as I enter the next chapter of my artistic exploration, I’m certain dance and its lessons will be right there with me.
As I have asked myself and my collaborators the question “How are we gonna dance again?,” we at my collective, SLMDances, have taken the ongoing public health crisis as a call to action to fundamentally reconsider our behaviors for the care of ourselves and all those we come into contact with.
I’m glad I have dance; it’s the constant. It’s the lens through which I experience everything else. It’s simply the most interesting thing I’ve ever chosen to do.
Alonzo King LINES Ballet dancers Madeline DeVries and Shuaib Elhassan took Dance Magazine inside the company’s first overseas tour since the pandemic, sharing their photos and giving us firsthand accounts of what life is like back on the road.
Are online-only intensives are a relic of the past? Not necessarily. Here are some things to consider as you make your summer plans this year.
Whether you’re a studio owner, run a dance company or work at a dance nonprofit, you may have started to breathe a little easier lately as operations have stabilized after almost two years of pandemic upheaval. So news of “The Great Resignation” is disconcerting. More than 19 million workers (and counting) have quit their jobs […]