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Ingrid Silva Stars in New Nike Video Series Celebrating Black History Month (Plus, Serena Williams Narrates)

Yesterday, the first of Nike’s new Common Thread video series dropped, and we were thrilled to see that it featured dancers; namely, Dance Theatre of Harlem member Ingrid Silva, and Florida-based ballet student Alex Thomas. And it’s narrated by tennis phenom Serena Williams. This series of short videos celebrates Black History Month by focusing on […]

6 Pros' Advice for Attacking the New Year

Need a little oomph as you step back into the studio post-holiday? Let these six dancers provide you a dose of inspiration to start the year off on the right foot. Never stop pushing yourself. During a recent class, dance legend Debbie Allen shared some major wisdom—and tough love—with her students. The lesson: Dancers don’t […]

Forget Being Normal. We Love #HowDancersDoThings

Let’s face it. Dancers just do things differently. We can never walk down a grocery aisle—we have to tap. We can never simply pick something up we’ve dropped—without going into a penché. But it’s not a bad thing. We love all the ways that dance bleeds into our daily lives. Turns out the pros aren’t […]

Forget Being Normal. We Love #HowDancersDoThings

Let’s face it. Dancers just do things differently. We can never walk down a grocery aisle—we have to tap. We can never simply pick something up we’ve dropped—without going into a penché. But it’s not a bad thing. We love all the ways that dance bleeds into our daily lives. Turns out the pros aren’t […]

Ingrid Silva's Go-To Lunch at Dance Theatre of Harlem

Since moving from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to New York City in 2008, Dance Theater of Harlem’s Ingrid Silva has used her family’s recipes to energize her throughout the rehearsal day. That means lots of white rice, black beans, chicken and steak. While some consider this too heavy for dancing, for her, the concentrated nutrition […]