Why It's Okay to Be Choosy About Who You Dance For

I have a commitment, a romance, a love affair with dance, with the feeling that happens when the music and the steps so perfectly align and I can’t help but get chills. That feeling when my partner and I are dancing as one, when everyone onstage feels the same heartbeat, when it’s just me alone […]

How Dancer-Turned-Filmmaker Ezra Hurwitz Makes Dance Go Viral

Ezra Hurwitz‘s dance trailers are tailor-made for going viral. His fast-moving shorts highlight not only the glamour of dance but also the grit, with a stylish Millennial sensibility. The former Miami City Ballet corps member has been tapped by everyone from San Francisco Ballet to The Kennedy Center to Broadway’s Chicago. He’s also done commercials […]

ICYMI, the Moulin Rouge! Musical Now Has a Choreographer (And She's Going to be Spectacular)

Ever since it was announced that Baz Luhrmann’s spectacular (spectacular!) movie musical Moulin Rouge! would be adapted for the stage, we’ve been cautiously excited. The 2001 film feels like a natural fit for Broadway, what with its genre-bending soundtrack stocked with absurdly catchy mash-ups, decadent costumes and sets, epic production numbers and show-within-a-show premise. Not […]