“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 […]