The GOP Tax Bill Could Cost Nonprofits Billions

Regardless of where you get your news, you’ve probably heard about the GOP’s controversial Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Many of the conversations surrounding the bill have been centered around what it could mean for individual taxpayers. But you may not have heard much about what the bill means for nonprofits, the institutions that make […]

Injured? Sick? Pregnant? Here's How to Tell Your Director.

In 2013, a few days before The Bang Group left for a tour to Italy, a dancer pulled out of the company’s production of Nut/Cracked. The reason? A callback for another gig. “We were left high and dry. We somehow pulled it off, but it wasn’t the show I hoped it would be,” says David […]

What Does it Mean to Have a "Sponsor"?

Now more than ever, ballet companies are searching for creative ways to build revenue. One tactic has stood out: patrons choosing to donate via the sponsorship of a particular dancer. Often implemented by large troupes like American Ballet Theatre (all of its principals and most soloists have sponsors), the trend has now reached smaller companies […]

This Powerful Video Shows What It's Like to Dance with Cerebral Palsy

When Jerron Herman was diagnosed with hemiplegia cerebral palsy, the doctors told him that he would likely need help doing everyday tasks like eating and getting dressed. Today, Herman is six years into his professional dance career. He currently performs with Heidi Latsky Dance, an integrated company that includes dancers with a range of physical […]