When it comes to curating your digital dance footprint, finding the sweet spot between too much and too little can yield a huge payoff, allowing for all kinds of new opportunities.
In the new, dance-centric film version of the opera Svadba, director Shura Baryshnikov, screenwriter Hannah Shepard and conductor Daniela Candillari tell a powerful wedding story using Serbian-born, Montréal-based composer Ana Sokolović’s a cappella music and text. Throughout, the film uses dance to enact various prenuptial rituals for the bride-to-be and her attendants. Baryshnikov (a daughter […]
Film gave artists a lifeline during the pandemic. The challenge now is how to keep going. Will audiences—and artists—continue investing in dance on film?
The Park City, Utah–based Sundance Film Festival is one of the world’s preeminent film festivals, but even though there is a plethora of dance on film, there is usually not much dance represented at the festival. This year, however, there were three opportunities for those who are both film and dance fans to indulge the […]
Tiler Peck is coming to Hulu. Fans everywhere can catch her new documentary, called Ballet Now, starting on July 20. But Seattle residents will get a sneak peek at the Seattle International Film Festival starting tonight. The film follows the New York City Ballet principal during her time directing the BalletNOW series at The Music […]
Sometimes it feels like you can’t go to a ballet company’s website, check Facebook, or research a new ballet without coming across one of Ezra Hurwitz‘s stylish dance shorts. In just a couple of years, this former Miami City Ballet dancer has become the king of the dance teaser. Already, he’s worked with San Francisco […]
As Instagram has become one of the most popular apps in the world, dancers have—unsurprisingly—taken full advantage. Major companies like American Ballet Theatre and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater use the app to share videos of shows and rehearsals. Dance filmmakers like Celia Rowlson-Hall post short bursts of their newest films. Performers like Maria Kochetkova […]