Tag: virtual dance

Take Our Master Classes With Tiler Peck on Dance Media Live!

Updated 12/20/2021 New York City Ballet star Tiler Peck is unstoppable, whether she’s performing, choreographing or teaching class. Now you can have a chance to learn from Peck directly, and then join her for an exclusive conversation. We are thrilled to present Dance Media Live! with Tiler Peck, a virtual master class series streamed live on […]

5 Reasons to Keep Taking Online Dance Classes Post-Pandemic

We get it; after over a year and a half of virtual dance training, you’re ready to kiss Zoom goodbye forever. But your dance training doesn’t have to be completely virtual or completely in person. In fact, finding the sweet spot between in-studio and online training could be exactly what takes your dancing to the […]

How Soulful, Joyful Dance Workouts Became the New Wellness Trend

“Stir up that recipe for greatness,” Casie “Tynee” Goshow says as she moves her arms in circles while teaching alone from a neon-lit platform at FORWARD__Space’s virtual hub. Goshow prompts the people watching her on-demand class to close their eyes as they continue the simple, repetitive combination: brushing hands in front of the face, then […]

Your Post-Pandemic Body: How Training at Home Changed Us

When Christine Flores resumed in-studio rehearsals with Pam Tanowitz in November 2020, after months of Zoom training inside her apartment, she kept being told to broaden her stance. “During quarantine it was all about how big you could make a movement look in a small space, so that usually meant that my torso was moving […]

What It Feels Like to Watch Your Own Opening Night

I remember the first time I watched Courtney Celeste Spears perform. It was 2012 and she was a freshman in the Ailey/Fordham BFA program. Her solo in Hope Boykin’s RE…Porter was the type of performance that made you think “Wow. This girl has something special.” I was working at The Ailey School at the time […]

Take Class for Free With Some of the Biggest BIPOC Choreographers

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 […]

What the Rush to Go Virtual Revealed About the Dance World

Competitive and optimistic—at times to a fault—dance artists and organizations rushed to the internet last spring as COVID-19 spread. For some, this meant uploading footage to YouTube; others experimented with interactive webcasts on Zoom. Festivals and presenters convened panel discussions with speakers and viewers from numerous countries. By the end of April, anyone familiar with […]