The Most Magical Dancing in New York City Last Week Was in a Public Library

Libraries, rightly or not, are frequently designated in the public consciousness as places that are silent, stuffy and still. This has never really been the case when it comes to the Jerome Robbins Dance Division at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. Last Wednesday, as dance world luminaries and patrons alike gathered […]

We Asked All The Scary Networking Questions So You Don't Have To

Working with guest artists is an integral part of the college dance experience. Visiting choreographers expose students to new styles and ways of working, and give them a glimpse of life as a professional. But with a relatively short amount of time to make an impression, forming a relationship with a visiting artist can feel […]

Naked Choreography

I have been living and working in New York’s downtown dance world for more than 25 years, but it’s only recently that I’ve been confronted with the sight of so many of my peers naked. I’m not crashing dressing rooms after concerts or lurking in the showers at dance or yoga studios. No, I’m talking […]