Here are the latest promotions, appointments and departures, as well as notable awards and accomplishments, from June 2022.
“Even when I’m far away from tap,” says Astaire Award–winning hoofer Jared Grimes, “I’m never really far.”
Self-care isn’t so easy these days. Many of our go-to sources of R&R—seeing friends, taking vacations, booking spa days—aren’t quite as feasible during a pandemic. Yet looking after our mental health has never been more essential. “Especially for dancers right now, with their particular tragedy where their identity is linked to their artistic life that’s […]
To me, dancing is an opportunity to exist in an alternate reality. With my imagination moving galaxies per minute, there’s no telling what I will do, when or how—and that’s my escape from this world. It’s common for my mind to drift off and borrow ideas from a character in a Disney movie while performing […]
Don’t worry, this is not your average treadmill dance video. Jared Grimes has taken the trend to a whole other level by tackling the machine in tap shoes. First he posted this: Next he tried the jump rope (or, more specifically, a mic cable he turned into a jump rope): And last week he came out with a […]