Are online-only intensives are a relic of the past? Not necessarily. Here are some things to consider as you make your summer plans this year.
There’s a new, free way to take dance classes from some of the biggest dancers and choreographers without leaving home. Spotlighting BIPOC artists and those from underrepresented populations in the dance world, “Share The Floor” allows dancers to study with masters like Savion Glover, Sergio Trujillo, Bill T. Jones, Ariana DeBose, Sasha Hutchings, Francesca Harper […]
Dancer Jerron Herman is all about welcoming. As writer Meredith Fages wrote in Dance Magazine‘s March cover story: While he creates primarily through the lenses of Blackness and disability, he creates for everyone. “There’s nothing in what I do that you cannot consume; you just choose what to eat,” he says. An interdisciplinary artist who […]
What is the secret sauce to Skylar Brandt’s seemingly superhuman technique? (Those balances! Those turns!) Well, the American Ballet Theatre principal is ready to share some insights. Take a free online class with the cover star of our February issue through Dance Media Live! On Wednesday, March 3, at 4 pm ET, Brandt will teach […]
Many dancers fear time off. We grow up being told by teachers that missing class will make us fall behind, or that pursuing other interests could hurt our dancing. This year, there’s been no other option but to take a step back. All dancers are experiencing major interruptions in their training and performing schedules due […]
Between her distinctive presence as a dancer in Kyle Abraham’s A.I.M and her own creative vision as a choreographer, Keerati Jinakunwiphat was a natural fit for Dance Magazine‘s “25 to Watch” list this year. Now, you can take a free online class with the cover star of our January issue through Dance Media Live! On […]
With the pandemic raging on, dance studios have had to get creative to stay open. Some are hosting virtual classes, others are setting up outdoor workshops, many are offering a hybrid of online and in-person classes. But their efforts to save their businesses hinge on their local dance communities. Without support from their students, many […]
I turned to tap at the outset of the European lockdown as a meaningful escape from the anxiety of the pandemic. As a dance historian specialized in dance film, I’ve seen my fair share of tap on screen, but my own training remains elementary. While sheltering in place, my old hardwood floors beckoned. I wanted […]