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The 2021 Dance Magazine Awards Illuminated Possibility and Community

Missed the livestream? Get access to the 2021 Dance Magazine Awards on demand here. One of my favorite things about the Dance Magazine Awards has always been the sense of worlds colliding—the way luminaries from different corners of our industry who you’d likely never see sharing a stage or a program come together for this […]

Two images of Alethea and Yin, both seen from hips up with arms framing their faces.

Celebrating the 2021 Harkness Promise Award Honorees: Alethea Pace and Yin Yue

This week we’re sharing tributes to all of the 2021 Dance Magazine Award honorees. For tickets to our hybrid ceremony taking place December 6, visit dancemediafoundation.org. A partnership between Dance Magazine and the Harkness Foundation for Dance, the Harkness Promise Awards recognize choreographers in their first decade of professionally presenting their work. The net proceeds from the Dance Magazine […]

Announcing the 2021 Dance Magazine Award Honorees

Given the challenges of the past 18 months, the opportunity to celebrate the living legends of our field feels even sweeter than usual. Today, we are thrilled to announce the recipients of the 2021 Dance Magazine Awards. With the selection committee’s continued focus on diversity, we honor the artistry, the integrity and the resiliency that […]

Congrats to the Dance Magazine Harkness Promise Awardees

All net proceeds from the Dance Magazine Awards ceremony go towards the Harkness Promise Awards, which grant $5,000 and 40 hours of studio space to innovative young choreographers. This year’s awardees are Bobbi Jene Smith and Caleb Teicher. Bobbi Jene Smith Bobbi Jene Smith never held anything back onstage as a dancer, and today she […]

Parsons Dance Honors DanceMedia Owner Frederic M. Seegal

Last night at Parsons Dance’s 2019 gala, the company celebrated one of our own: DanceMedia owner Frederic M. Seegal. In a speech, artistic director David Parsons said that he wanted to honor Seegal for the way he devotes his energy to supporting premier art organizations, “making sure that the arts are part of who we […]