How to Use Your Time in College to Cultivate Your Artistry

Dancers spend most of their training years perfecting the mechanics of the art form—rolling through the feet when they come down from every relevé and tracking the knees over their toes in every plié. So when dancers progress in college dance programs and many corrections shift from technical ability to more individual and artistic guidance, […]

Sarah Michelson

Sarah Michelson Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN September 15–18, 2005 Reviewed by Camille LeFevre   Before creating her “Daylight” series, co-commissioned by the Walker Art Center, Sarah Michelson interviewed the architects at Herzog and de Meuron, who designed the art center’s new addition and theater. Daylight (for Minneapolis) brought the series home, as Michelson responded […]

Meet 5 Recent USC Kaufman Grads Making Waves in the Dance Industry

Since welcoming its first freshman BFA class in 2015, the University of Southern California’s Glorya Kaufman School of Dance has made a name for itself. The Los Angeles dance program is known for creating versatile artists in a collaborative, innovative training environment, and its alumni are already making bold professional leaps. Dance Magazine caught up […]

News of Note: What You Might Have Missed in April 2021

Here are the latest promotions, appointments and departures, as well as notable awards and accomplishments, from the last month. Comings & Goings Alexandra Damiani has been named artistic director of BJM-Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal, succeeding Louis Robitaille in June. Sarah Sumbrum has been appointed artistic director of DANCECleveland. Felipe Oyarzun Moltedo has been named […]

Join Us for a Q&A With Pacific Northwest Ballet's Sarah-Gabrielle Ryan on April 22

Simply put, Pacific Northwest Ballet’s Sarah-Gabrielle Ryan is a dazzling performer—we couldn’t take our eyes off of her when she danced the lead pas de deux from “Rubies” during an online company performance in October. In our March/April digital cover story, PNB artistic director Peter Boal describes the 23-year-old corps member as having a “go-for-broke […]

The Biggest Takeaways From the World of Dance Franchise Controversy

Last Thursday night, studio owner and author Chasta Hamilton posted the following message and accompanying screenshot in The New Dance Teacher Network Facebook group. A screenshot from the World of Dance dance-studio franchise website, before it was deleted. Chasta Hamilton’s post in the New Dance Teacher Network Facebook group. “That graphic struck this terrible chord […]

What Will It Take to End Sexual Abuse in Dance Education?

Though the #MeToo movement has spurred many dancers to come forward with their stories of sexual harassment and abuse, the dance world has yet to have a full reckoning on the subject. Few institutions have made true cultural changes, and many alleged predators continue to work in the industry. As Chanel DaSilva’s story shows , […]

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