Tag: creative process

How This Tap-Dancer-Turned-Composer Stays True to His Jazz Roots

From Riverdance to HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire,” tap dancer DeWitt Fleming Jr. has proved to be a triple threat on the stage and screen. He’s also an entrepreneur, selling his own line of wireless microphones, DeW It Right Tap Mics. Last year, he added “composer” to his resumé with the release of Sax and Taps INTERSPLOSION!, […]

After the Breakup: Why These Three Former Couples Still Collaborate

Ending a long-term relationship is never easy, and, for couples connected both personally and professionally, it’s particularly complicated. But as these six leaders explain, it’s possible to cut ties romantically while remaining a creative team. Staying Power: Sheila Lewandowski and Brian Rogers Courtesy The Chocolate Factory Co-founders, The Chocolate Factory Theater They dated long-distance after graduating […]

What This DM Editor Learned From Choreographing on ABT Dancers

“Is everyone okay?” was my most used sentence during my time with American Ballet Theatre. There I was, leading world-class ABT dancers through my own choreographic process. I knew that it was unlike anything they’d ever experienced, but I think half of the time I was asking that question, it was really directed to myself. […]