Time to let your artistic skills blossom—but this time, we don’t mean on the dance floor. Dancer, choreographer and artist Amber Pickens has used her quarantine time to illustrate a coloring book that celebrates Black dance history. The Juilliard graduate, who recently made her choreographic debut, created Blooming in Motion as a fun, educational way […]
In “A Tango to Remember,” written, directed and edited by Severine Reisp, a wife whose husband suffers from Alzheimer’s disease attempts to revive his memory through tango, performed by Reisp and Glauco Araujo.
In her spare time, American Ballet Theatre corps member Kathryn Boren moonlights as a personal trainer. Certified by the National Academy of Sports Medicine, she trains fellow ABT dancers and also teaches a weekly Conditioning for Dancers class. While everyone is isolating inside, Boren shared her go-to home workout with Dance Magazine.
We asked American Ballet Theatre soloist Skylar Brandt to share a recipe she’s been making while sheltering in place during the pandemic. She invited us inside (digitally) to watch her make an epic ice cream sundae.
In “SET I,” MN Dance Company artistic directors Michal Rynia and Nastja Bremec Rynia embody the complexity and uncertainty of life amidst COVID-19.
Last year, Broadway dancer Stephanie Bissonette was diagnosed with a brain tumor—but she didn’t let it keep her offstage for long. (As told to Amanda Sherwin) 2018 was the best year of my life: I opened Mean Girls and made my Broadway debut. I got to work with Casey Nicholaw and Tina Fey, people I […]
More and more, students are speaking out about the issues that matter to them, whether that’s climate change or gun violence. For young dancers, the studio or stage can be the perfect place to express these interests. But if you’re a teacher who has never tackled difficult topics in the classroom, getting started may feel […]
Breeanne Saxton isn’t afraid of taking risks. Last spring she left her comfortable contract with Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company to pursue a freelance career performing and choreographing in Berlin. The bold decision has turned out to be an auspicious one: Within just a few months of moving, she had a piece accepted into the popular Artlake […]