Tag: digital

One Strategy For Creating Dance During a Pandemic? Digital Now, Live Later

Each time Pacific Northwest Ballet artistic director Peter Boal called choreographer Jessica Lang last year, he worried that she would slam down the phone. If Lang had chosen to abandon her commission to create an onstage ballet during the pandemic, he says, he wouldn’t have blamed her. Every call came with a new COVID-19–related restriction: […]

How to Deal with Auditions Gone Digital

Just when you thought auditioning couldn’t get any more complicated, COVID-19 has forced many opportunities out of studios and onto screens. Here’s how to show the panel your own unique presence, energy and dynamics—even when “across the floor” might mean “across your garage.” See and Be Seen At home, the lack of regular studio cues, […]

This Free Online Festival Showcases the Crème de la Crème of the U.K. Dance Scene

As most theaters across the world remain closed, London’s contemporary dance hub Sadler’s Wells and cultural broadcaster BBC Arts have come together to produce a day-long digital dance festival on January 28. Dancing Nation will showcase 15 new and beloved works by world-class, U.K.-based companies and choreographers over three hour-long, pre-recorded segments. Highlights will include […]