With a wide range of spoken, signed, and movement languages, the 2023 Dance Magazine Awards celebrated the singular contexts and voices of the awardees.
A tradition dating back to 1954, the awards feature several changes for 2023, including the addition of an annual theme, the establishment of criteria for the selection committee, and the inclusion of posthumous honors to recognize some of the many artists who were not given awards during their lifetimes.
“I can’t ever remember not tapping,” Gregory Hines told us in the December 1988 issue of Dance Magazine.
When White Nights opened in American theaters on December 6, 1985, it was a decidedly risky proposition. Mikhail Baryshnikov was a massive ballet star, but hadn’t spent much time acting on camera. Gregory Hines was a lauded tap dancer on Broadway and in films, but had never been given a dramatic leading role. Yet director […]
To celebrate our 90th anniversary, we excavated some of our favorite hidden gems from the DM Archives—images that capture a few of the moments in time we’ve documented over the decades. Yes, that’s Mikhail Baryshnikov and Gregory Hines. And yes, Hines appears to be biting into a ballet shoe. The occasion? The superstar dancers traded […]