Much of the dance world is at—or headed to—a summer festival right now. It’s impossible to catch it all, but if we could be in multiple places at once, here’s what we’d be hoping to see.
All of our performance picks this month—an evening length ballet and an off-Broadway musical, mixed bills and multi-choreographer projects—feature intriguing premieres from an impressive array of dancemakers
BlackLight Summit, a new initiative convening BIPOC and LGBTQ+ dance artists around themes of legacy, citizenship and scholarship, culminates in a virtual festival March 4–6. Hosted by the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center at the University of Maryland, the festival plans to offer classes, workshops and performances led by emerging contemporary dance artists. In developing […]
The students in Micaela Taylor’s class at Hollywood Dance Center are making strange faces at each other. “Exaggerate it as much as you can,” Taylor eggs them on, as her face contorts in her own series of riffs. Divided into pairs to work on a prompt to “tell each other a story influenced by your […]
By now, you’ve probably gotten to know our latest “25 to Watch” picks. We’re expecting great things from them in the year to come, but what do they have in mind for 2019? For a little New Year’s inspiration, we asked a few of them to share the resolutions they’ll be carrying into next year. […]