High heels dance (also called “stiletto dance” or “heels”) has become a legitimate craze, with an explosion of classes and teachers across the U.S. and abroad.
Choreographer Sergio Trujillo asked the women auditioning for ensemble roles in his newest musical to arrive in guys’ clothing—”men’s suits, or blazers and ties,” he says. He wasn’t being kinky or whimsical. The entire ensemble of Summer: The Donna Summer Musical is female, playing men and women interchangeably as they unfold the history of the […]
Choreographer Patrick McCollum says he’s accident-prone. So he hesitated a bit when Stephen Brackett, the director he’d loved working with on the off-Broadway musical The Lightning Thief, asked him to choreograph The Legend of Georgia McBride. It wasn’t the material that gave him pause—the author, Matthew Lopez, is an award-winning playwright, and the comedy centers […]