Here are the latest promotions, appointments and departures, as well as notable awards and accomplishments, from June 2022.
Booking a Broadway show as a dancer is hard enough as it is. The fact that at least five of the nine shows left to open in the 2019-2020 season will not feature an ensemble doesn’t help. Sing Street , Girl From the North Country, Six, Company and Caroline, or Change will not employ ensembles; […]
Choreographic incubator Broadway Dance Lab has recently been rechristened Dance Lab New York. “I found the nomenclature of ‘Broadway’ was actually a type of glass ceiling to the organization,” says choreographer Josh Prince, who founded the nonprofit in 2012. Though the original aim was to “stand among the Broadway community and outreach to a diverse […]
“Go to your choreographers” is the command, and ten 20-somethings sort themselves into two groups at either side of a studio at the Baryshnikov Arts Center in midtown Manhattan. On one side they become three students gossiping in a schoolroom as another enters alone; on the other, it’s a guy sauntering into a club where […]
Josh Prince looks back to the ’60s for inspiration. Carole King is most famous for the gentle, contemplative songs on her 1971 smash album Tapestry. It transformed her from a composer to a performer, dreamily accompanying herself onstage at the piano. So when Josh Prince learned that the producers of Beautiful: The Carole […]