The Art of the Trailer: Ballet Austin’s POE

To promote the premiere of Stephen Mills’ POE, A Tale of Madness, Ballet Austin created a cinematic trailer with technology also used in “The Mandalorian” and The Batman (2022). The main challenge in creating a trailer for a world premiere ballet is that often the sets haven’t been built when the trailer is created. Paul […]

Charlotte Edmonds’ “Goldfish”

“Goldfish plunges into the mind of someone going through the motions and gasping to escape overconsumption within an ordinary space,” says director and choreographer Charlotte Edmonds about “Goldfish,” her recent film representing sensory overload issues and the overwhelming distractions often found in waiting rooms.  Featuring Aishwarya Raut of Rambert, Edmunds depicts the idea of having […]

“Circle,” Choreographed by Qiaoqiao Zhang

Choreographer Qiaoqiao Zhang and director Phillip Kaminiak collaborated on the eerie film “Circle,” which juxtaposes the experience of living in a big city and the phenomenon known as the “death spiral” in which ants lose the pheromone track of their group and follow each other in continuous circles until they die. Shot in Mexico City, […]

Poetica’s “engagement,” Featuring Khadija Griffith and Ryan Steele

Intimate and authentic, “engagement” features dancers Khadija Griffith and Ryan Steele, whose credits both include Broadway, in the newest film by Poetica, an alt-folk-pop group. Set to musical spoken word by Rachael Sage, a former dancer who trained at the School of American Ballet, the film explores love and listening in the realm of relationships. […]

ADM21 in “Our Favorite Son” from The Will Rogers Follies

American Dance Machine for the 21st Century’s latest release is “Our Favorite Son,” from the Tony-winning musical The Will Rogers Follies. The film features both the show-stopping number, choreographed by Tommy Tune (with Jeff Calhoun as associate choreographer), and interviews with cast members. It was directed by Joshua Bergasse and conceived by ADM21 founder Nikki […]

MN Dance Company in “Horizons Into Battlegrounds”

On an otherworldly white landscape, Michal Rynia and Nastja Bremec Rynia dance to Woodkid’s “Horizons Into Battlegrounds.” The pair are artistic directors of Slovenia’s MN Dance Company. Shot by Fabris Šulin, with sound design by Matej Čelik, the film captures partnering choreography that’s full of unexpected transitions and striking sculptural shapes.

An Exclusive Look at the Trailer to “Joy Womack: The White Swan”

Stories of Joy Womack’s experiences dancing in Russia have made multiple headlines over the years. Now, a new documentary goes behind the scenes to show what it was like on the ground. Joy Womack: The White Swan, by Dina Burlis and Sergey Gavrilov, premieres December 10 in select theaters, virtual cinema, video on demand and […]