Livestream Alert: Take Yoga Along with Daniil Simkin

It’s takes more than just a daily ballet barre to create this kind of strength and power: American Ballet Theatre principal Daniil Simkin is known to be something of a nut when it comes to working out. He challenges his body in ways we’ve never even seen before. Daniil Simkin on Instagram: “Workout: @katamaranresort edition… […]

DIY Halloween: 10 Dance-Inspired Costumes

If you still don’t know what you’re going to be for Halloween, don’t panic just yet. Dance Magazine has your back. Whether you’re heading to a party, dressing up for technique class or doing some good ol’ trick-or-treating, there are countless costume options that take inspiration from modern, ballet and Broadway. (Chances are you already have the […]

Michelle Dorrance and 7 Other Dance Events on Tap at the Guggenheim

Though New York City’s Guggenheim Museum is principally a destination for modern- and contemporary-art enthusiasts, its dance programming seems to be getting beefier each season. This week, details were released for two site-specific events we’re practically drooling over. Tapper extraordinaire Michelle Dorrance and American Ballet Theatre pyrotechnic wonderboy Daniil Simkin will perform in the museum’s […]

A Day with Daniil

Lately, when Daniil Simkin hasn’t been performing with American Ballet Theatre or flying off to dance in international galas, he’s been putting together his own project: INTENSIO. “I miss European contemporary dance,” explains Simkin, who grew up in Germany. “This is an outlet for me and my colleagues to experience that and approach the ever-looming […]

Ballet Stars Wearing Many Hats

Ballet stars are diving into creative projects on the side. Ashley Bouder and Amar Ramasar before an Ashley Bouder Project performance. Photo by Dan Freeman, Courtesty Freeman. Although he was hard at work this spring creating a new piece for Boston Ballet and performing with the company, principal dancer Jeffrey Cirio somehow made time for […]

10 Minutes With…

The pair take on Judith Jamison and Mikhail Baryshnikov’s roles in Alvin Ailey’s Pas de Duke.   Simkin and Mack in costume for Pas de Duke. Photo by Jade Young, Courtesy YAGP. If any two dancers could generate the buzz of Judith Jamison and Mikhail Baryshnikov, the original couple in Alvin Ailey’s flirtatious Pas de […]

When Your Teacher Is Your Mom

Five dancers discuss how learning from their mothers shaped them. Photo of Stacey Tookey by Joe Toreno for Dance Teacher. At age 13, Stacey Tookey didn’t like the solo her dance teacher was creating for her, and she had the audacity to say so. “I thought I could do better, so she left me to […]

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