April’s performance calendar is filled with happy returns, from Broadway once again welcoming Camille A. Brown to a fresh cohort of contemporary artists at Danspace Project for its Platform 2022. Here’s what’s piqued our interest.
I hate asking for money. I am tired of feeling like we, as dance practitioners, are constantly begging for every morsel of sustenance. We are often seen as the poor stepchildren of the arts, usually thought of as having nothing tangible to sell. Even talking about money is partially taboo in our field. Once we […]
Hofesh Shechter's Latest Hits North America, Plus Six Other Shows That Sparked Our Interest This Month
We are deep into the fall season, and the steady stream of great performances has yet to let up. Here are the shows we’re keeping an eye on this month. It’s the End of the World as We Know It Hofesh Shechter’s Grand Finale. Photo by Rahi Rezvani, Courtesy Danse Danse MONTREAL AND NEW YORK […]
Imagine that each body part that comes in contact with the floor is a foot, says teacher Ami Shulman. Jubal Battisti, Courtesy Shulman Four tips to help you master floorwork. As humans, we take pride in walking upright, on two legs. But as dancers, we need to feel equally comfortable off our feet, in that […]
David Dorfman performing in “Lightbulb Theory” Why do I dance? I have to—I need to. To heal. To feel. My mom was ill (MS). I danced, at times frantically, to encourage her to take a step. Once after seeing me dance, she walked a few relatively pain-free paces before her body remembered she couldn’t. I […]