For musical theater dancers, the question isn’t “if” you should join the Actors’ Equity Association—it’s “when.”
Whether you’re already a triple threat or you’re a dancer wanting to branch out, finding a college program that will help you meet your goals is a matter of asking all the right questions.
Remembering award-winning dancer, director, choreographer and teacher Chet Walker, an expert in the work of Bob Fosse.
In 2010, while playing Eppie Durall in the independent film Leave It on the Floor, James Alsop got a surprise assignment from choreographer Frank Gatson Jr., who asked her to whip up some movement for a dance sequence. Impressed, Gatson recommended Alsop for another life-changing opportunity: creating choreography for Beyoncé’s “Run the World (Girls)” video, […]
With Dr. Anthony S. Fauci suggesting that it may be safe for theaters to reopen this fall—a factor that largely depends on distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine—we’ve been (cautiously) excited about what may be lighting up the Great White Way when the time comes. Here’s a rundown of what’s on the horizon. As with any […]
The world looked different when I started rehearsals for the world tour of The Phantom of the Opera. It was January 2019, and my only concerns were to put on the best show possible and to enjoy my time on tour. That December, we settled down in the city of Busan to begin our nine-month […]
“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 […]
On a summer afternoon at The Ailey School’s studios, a group of students go through a sequence of Horton exercises, radiating concentration and strength as they tilt to one side, arms outstretched and leg parallel to the ground. Later, in a studio down the hall, a theater dance class rehearses a lively medley of Broadway […]