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Monday, September 25, 2017

Appreciation of Peter Hall by Stephen Unwind by Admin

This was a man who loved words, the exact turn of the phrase, its cadence and where the stress falls, whether in Shakespeare or Pinter, Beckett or Stoppard, and his commitment to the nuance …

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Friday, September 8, 2017

African and Diaspora Dance Center finds new home by Admin

Cumbe: Center for African and Diaspora Dance will return to Brooklyn to resume its well-loved classes on September 25. After being pushed out of its prior location in downtown Brooklyn two y…

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Nashville Ballet to open 2017-18 Season with beloved classic by Admin

Nashville Ballet will open its performance season with one of the most beloved ballets of all time, The Sleeping Beauty, on September 23-24, 2017, at TPAC’s Jackson Hall. The Sleeping Beau…

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Broadway Dance Center opens new location for kids by Admin

As of late this summer, Broadway Dance Center (BDC) has expanded its popular Children & Teens program. This program provides young movers premier training to achieve their full potential…

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Principal Dancer Sharon Wehner to retire after 22 seasons with Colorado Ballet by Admin

It has just been announced that beloved Colorado Ballet Principal Dancer Sharon Wehner will retire at the end of the 2017/2018 season after 22 seasons with the Company. “Colorado Balle…

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Thursday, September 7, 2017

Oregon Ballet Theatre to present ‘Rhapsody in Blue’ by Admin

Oregon Ballet Theatre (OBT) will open its 2017-18 Season with Rhapsody in Blue on October 7-14. The double bill will reunite two of Portland’s most creative artists – OBT Resident Choreo…

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Competition and Convention Guide by Admin

It’s that time of year – time to get ready for dance competition and convention season! Where will you compete, learn, grow and make new friends this year? There are so many even…

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Cryotherapy: What is it, and should you do it? by Admin

As dancers, we are probably all very familiar with the use of ice on small, localized areas to help with various aches and pains, swelling and both overuse and acute injuries to our musculos…

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What you put on your dance floor to clean it could kill it! by Admin

You may have established a “no drinks allowed” (except for water) rule at your studio, but still there are the inevitable spills, or street shoes trekking in dirt, that may soil …

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New Adventures tours U.S. with ‘The Red Shoes’ starting September 2017 by Admin

New Adventures will present Director Matthew Bourne’s production of The Red Shoes in its first-ever American debut as part of a world premiere tour, starting at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los…

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Rachel Neville Photography exhibits at PurePoint Financial Center by Admin

The work of dance photographer Rachel Neville, who is known for her striking images that often use unique lighting, graphics and fabrics surrounding dancers mid-movement, is on display at th…

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Back to school: Who’s afraid of a nut-free classroom or studio? Not us! by Admin

Your guide to packing nut-free/dairy-free/gluten-free snacks.   I’m a nutritionist and a former professional ballet dancer, but I’m also a mom of two young dancers, and this school year…

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Wade Robson returns to the dance scene as faculty of JUMP by Admin

After five years of not teaching or choreographing, Wade Robson is back on the scene. This fall, Robson, who has directed music videos and world tours for pop stars like NSYNC and Britney Sp…

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Improvisation: It’s all inside by Admin

There’s an arguably witty, yet wise response out there to the dismissive “My kid could draw that!” – “Well, he/she didn’t.” This is partly a pointing out of how “expressi…

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Monday, September 4, 2017

Jared Grimes puts a spin on the classic ’42nd Street’ by Admin

In a recent video that has been widely shared on social media, Jared Grimes shows off his tap dancing skills after a long day of auditions — tap dancing in roller blades, that is! Aside fr…

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All dancers on deck: Set sail with Celebrity’s Nationals at Sea by Admin

Summertime for the competitive scene means nationals time. This is a time when you take the hard work and sweat from regionals and compete with companies from all over the world. Celebrity D…

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Saturday, September 2, 2017

Dance as protest: 10 interesting works by Admin

A fundamental part of true democracy is citizens’ right to stand up and speak up about our desires and concerns. Artists are citizens, too, of course, with a powerful tool for active citiz…

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Friday, September 1, 2017

2017 Back to Dance Guide by Admin

With back to school, comes back to dance! Are you ready for your best dance year yet? Dance Informa’s popular Back to School Guide has everything you need to start your dance year on…

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Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Arch Contemporary Ballet: The ‘pointe’ of motion by Admin

Sheen Center, New York, New York.  August 13, 2017. There’s a certain stereotype of dancers as people who stay quiet, do what they’re told and play by the rules. Yet when it comes time …

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Dancing in community: MIT Summer Bhangra’s final performance by Admin

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, Massachusetts. August 10, 2017. We all used to dance together, all the time; it wasn’t always confined to formalized dance classes, night clu…

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Monday, August 21, 2017

Gotta Dance Contemporary merges art forms in ‘KAIROS’ by Admin

7 Stages Theatre, Atlanta, Georgia. August 5, 2017. The dance world is one of ever-evolving movements and techniques. Along with these changing ways of movement come more and more innovative…

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Sunday, August 20, 2017

The Capezio A.C.E Awards 2017 by Admin

Long Beach Convention Center Saturday August 5, 2017 The Capezio A.C.E. Awards are always a highlight on the summer dance calendar for me. It’s a feast of new movement and the pushing …

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Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Nozama Dance Collective’s ‘Bodies and Choices’: Moving apart and together by Admin

Green Street Studios, Cambridge, Massachusetts. August 5, 2017. Throughout human history, we’ve moved sometimes in step and sometimes out of step. Dance has an ability to showcase this uni…

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Monday, August 7, 2017

Incorporating fitness classes at your dance studio by Admin

As a studio owner, you’re probably always thinking of ways to keep business strong, increase clientele and maintain status as a successful asset in your community. Have you ever considered…

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Win a Dance Trip for 2 to Australia by Admin

Dance Informa has announced a massive sweepstake exclusively for its American readership! In celebration of our 10th anniversary this year, we have partnered with highly sought after Austr…

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Wednesday, August 2, 2017

The many values of arts education – Why it matters by Admin

Imagine, for a moment, a school board facing budget cuts. Imagine a family doing its best to make ends meet. In both cases, what’s probably the first expense to get the ax? Most likely, it…

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Introducing Hannah Hartman by Admin

In late April, young L.A. dancer Hannah Hartman was named the winner for BellaMoxi Dance Convention’s 2017 Emerging Artists Choreographic Festival in Torrance, CA for her routine Location.…

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Dallas DanceFest 2017: A Celebration of Dance in Northern Texas by Admin

It started out as a festival for professional groups such as Texas Ballet Theater and Dallas Black Dance Theatre to preview their performances for the season. Originally called “Dallas Dan…

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She thought she could – A talk with Deborah Mason by Admin

“I think I can, I think I can,” said the Little Tank Engine That Could, in the classic children’s book. Deborah Mason’s life and work, in 50 years in the Cambridge, …

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ADC|IBC and Houston Ballet Academy’s journey to a successful partnership by Admin

The American Dance Competition | International Ballet Competition (ADC|IBC), is an annual youth ballet competition that takes place each spring in Florida. It is one unlike many ot…

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What is The Actor’s Fund and how can it help you? by Admin

Injury and illness, prolonged or acute, are damaging to any career path, and dancers face unique challenges when it comes to earning a living while healing. Wage earning potential for dancer…

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