Over the last decade, top dancers from the convention circuit have chosen, in increasing numbers, to attend college programs after high school. As students’ pathways have shifted, competitions and conventions are increasingly creating pathways to college, as well, through scholarship and enrollment auditions.
The iconic New York City dance studio Steps on Broadway has a new leader coming on board: Joe Lanteri. The New York City Dance Alliance founder will be Steps’ new co-owner and executive director. “For me, it’s a big full circle,” says Lanteri, who used to take class at Steps when he first moved to […]
Through his New York City Dance Alliance conventions, Joe Lanteri has inspired thousands of kids, mentoring them and setting them up for successful careers. Even better, his seven-year-old NYCDA Foundation has awarded over $22 million in college scholarships to more than 400 dance students. Read the rest of Dance Magazine‘s list of the most influential […]
For Dance Magazine‘s 90th anniversary issue, we wanted to celebrate the movers, shakers and changemakers who are having the biggest impact on our field right now. There were so many to choose from! But with the help of dozens of writers, artists and administrators working in dance, the Dance Magazine staff whittled the list down […]