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.
Imagine being able to digitally project the world’s greatest dancers into your home, and observe them performing virtually, in three dimensions, atop a living room table. Such is the potential of a new class of augmented reality (AR) technologies like the “Magic Leap,” a headset that allows users to superimpose digital media atop their seen […]
The desire to be back dancing in the flesh appears to be at a tipping point. The dance community took a hot minute to take to the digital airwaves. But returning to live performance requires more time as we need to consider the safety of the performers, the crew and the audience. We all know […]
Finding the right balance of meals and snacks to get through a dancer’s day can take a lot of trial and error. To give you ideas, Dance Magazine asked three professional dancers to share the meals that kept them moving throughout one rehearsal day this season. Registered dietitian Emily Cook Harrison, who runs Nutrition for […]
It’s an ongoing question for large and small companies alike: How can we increase ticket sales? Tickets are the primary product dance troupes are selling. But what if there were other untapped avenues to make money, and even expand your audience in the process? Some companies are exploring the possibilities. L.A. Dance Project recently launched […]
If you’re like us, your Instagram feed is probably oversaturated with gorgeous dance shots of your favorite performers. (Not complaining!) But search for “#CamerasandDancers,” and you’ll find dance photography that stands out from the crowd. #CamerasandDancers in Washington Square Park, PC Dave Krugman (@davekrugman) That’s because #CamerasandDancers founder Jacob Jonas has created a one-of-a-kind Instameet […]
30 Years of Dance in Philly A series bringing contemporary dance to Philadelphia for three decades, Dance Celebration—and its director Randy Swartz—has much to rejoice about. Over the years Celebration has presented more than 1,500 performances by 200 troupes. This month one company, Pilobolus, that appeared in Celebration’s first season and in many since, returns […]