The 2021 Dance Magazine Awards Illuminated Possibility and Community

Missed the livestream? Get access to the 2021 Dance Magazine Awards on demand here. One of my favorite things about the Dance Magazine Awards has always been the sense of worlds colliding—the way luminaries from different corners of our industry who you’d likely never see sharing a stage or a program come together for this […]

Celebrating Dance Magazine Award Honoree Tamara Rojo

This week we’re sharing tributes to all of the 2021 Dance Magazine Award honorees. For tickets to our hybrid ceremony taking place December 6, visit dancemediafoundation.org. A former star of The Royal Ballet, Spanish ballerina Tamara Rojo is known for her spotless technique and impassioned performances that are—to quote a review by dance critic Judith […]

Announcing the 2021 Dance Magazine Award Honorees

Given the challenges of the past 18 months, the opportunity to celebrate the living legends of our field feels even sweeter than usual. Today, we are thrilled to announce the recipients of the 2021 Dance Magazine Awards. With the selection committee’s continued focus on diversity, we honor the artistry, the integrity and the resiliency that […]

Is Classical Ballet Ready to Embrace Flesh-Tone Tights?

Recently, English National Ballet first artist Precious Adams announced that she will no longer be wearing pink tights. With the support of her artistic director Tamara Rojo, she will instead wear chocolate brown tights (and shoes) that match her flesh tone. It may seem like a simple change, but this could be a watershed moment—one where […]

In the Works: 9 Projects We're Keeping Tabs On

Is it just us, or is there a new exciting project being announced approximately every five minutes these days? While that might be a slight exaggeration, there’s no denying that keeping track of all the major collaborations and musicals and movie adaptations and premieres can get overwhelming. So, we’re compiling a list of the buzziest […]

6 Reasons You Should See the Carlos Acosta Biopic Yuli

Since the project was first announced toward the end of 2017, we’ve been extremely curious about Yuli. The film, based on Carlos Acosta‘s memoir No Way Home, promised as much dancing as biography, with Acosta appearing as himself and dance sequences featuring his eponymous Cuba-based company Acosta Danza. Add in filmmaking power couple Icíar Bollaín […]

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