8 Iconic Dance History Moments—As Told Through Lego Bricks

We’re not ashamed to admit it: The Dance Magazine staff is a big bunch of dance history nerds. But we also know that, sometimes, learning about our art form’s past via textbook can feel stale. That’s why we completely lost it (in a good way) when Seet Dance, a contemporary school in Sydney, Australia, contacted […]

DIY Halloween: 10 Dance-Inspired Costumes

If you still don’t know what you’re going to be for Halloween, don’t panic just yet. Dance Magazine has your back. Whether you’re heading to a party, dressing up for technique class or doing some good ol’ trick-or-treating, there are countless costume options that take inspiration from modern, ballet and Broadway. (Chances are you already have the […]

The Latest: Graham, Gone Wild

An eclectic mix of artists reenvisions Martha Graham’s Lamentation.  PeiJu Chien-Pott in Lamentation. Photo by Hibbard Nash Photography, Courtesy MGDC.   They’re choreographers you would never expect to see sharing a bill with Martha Graham: Modern dancer Kyle Abraham, tapper Michelle Dorrance, contemporary abstractionist Liz Gerring and Sonya Tayeh of “So You Think You Can […]

In Celebration of Jack Mitchell

Capturing dance’s—and Dance Magazine’s—greatest moments for over four decades. All photos © Jack Mitchell, used with permission of the estate.     Clockwise from top left: Merce Cunningham, 1962; Agnes de Mille, 1980; Ruth St. Denis in White Jade, 1950.     In November, the dance world lost one of its most prolific photographers, Jack […]

Jackson Pollock, Meet Trisha Brown

One afternoon last October, visitors to New York City’s Museum of Modern Art who had come to see paintings by Picasso and van Gogh stumbled upon some unexpected works: Twenty dancers, scattered throughout the museum, were performing solos by artists ranging from Martha Graham to Michael Jackson. “Musée de la danse” at New York’s Museum […]

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