Tag: jennifer homans

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30 Over 30: Dance Pros Who Prove Success Can Happen at Any Age

Maybe even more than most industries, the dance field is obsessed with youth. We fawn over prodigies, we love to predict the next big thing. Yes, Dance Magazine itself is 100 percent guilty of this, with features like “25 to Watch” and On the Rise. But just because a performing career can be short doesn’t […]

Center for Ballet and the Arts hopes to help ballet move forward

Jennifer Homans raised eyebrows when she delivered ballet’s eulogy in Apollo’s Angels, her 2010 book on the history of ballet. Today, when she reflects on writing the phrase “I now feel sure that ballet is dying,” Homans says, “I was trying to make people think, but I was also saying what I was feeling. In […]